Mild chicken, chickpea & squash curry


  • 600 g butternut squash
  • 2 onions
  • 1 bunch of fresh coriander , (30g)
  • vegetable oil
  • 2 heaped tablespoons korma paste
  • 2 free-range skinless chicken breasts
  • 50 g ground almonds
  • 500 ml organic chicken stock
  • 1 x 400 g tin of chickpeas
  • mango chutney
  • 2 tablespoons natural yoghurt


  1. Scrub 600g of butternut squash (deseed, if necessary) and peel 2 onions, then chop into rough 1cm chunks. Pick the leaves from 1 bunch of fresh coriander (30g), and finely chop the stalks.
  2. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil into a large casserole pan, add the squash, onions and coriander stalks, then cook for 15 minutes, stirring regularly.
  3. Stir in 2 heaped tablespoons of korma paste and cook for a further 5 minutes, or until the veg has started to soften.
  4. Slice 2 chicken breasts into 3cm chunks and add to the pan with 50g of ground almonds, stirring well to coat.
  5. Tip in 500ml of chicken stock and 1 x 400g tin of chickpeas (juices and all), then cook for 8 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened, stirring regularly.
  6. Stir most of the reserved coriander leaves through the sauce with 1 teaspoon of mango chutney, then season to taste with sea salt and black pepper.