This easy South Indian recipe is a rich, heartwarming, one-pot meal loaded with chicken, veggies, lentils, coconut milk, and warm Indian spices.
You'll only need chicken thighs and a few other simple ingredients to make this easy recipe.
Season chicken with salt and pepper and cook for 2 minutes on each side. Then remove and set aside.
Add butter, veggies, and the apple to the pot, season with salt, and sauté for a couple of minutes.
Add garlic, turmeric, ground ginger, cardamom, cumin, and curry powder and sauté until fragrant.
Stir in the tomato paste.
Add red lentils, chickpeas, coconut milk, chicken stock, and browned chicken, and bring to a boil.
Then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
Cut up the chicken on a cutting board and return it to the stew pot.
Season with salt and pepper to taste and garnish with fresh cilantro. Enjoy!