Chicken Dhansak Recipe

Chicken Dhansak Recipe

Geeta’s Foods have created this incredible chicken dhansak for you to try and home. Not too keen on chicken? Don’t worry, you can make it with lamb instead!

Here’s what you’ll need and how to do it –

Chicken Dhansak


•             4 tbsp vegetable oil

•             1 medium onion sliced

•             150g dried red lentils

•             250g diced chicken breast (or lamb)

•             400g can chopped tomatoes

•             Juice of half a lemon

•             Fresh coriander for garnish

•             1 pack Geeta’s Dhansak Spice Route Spice mix


Fry onions in veg oil until softened and slightly browned. Add chicken or lamb and stir fry for 2 - 3 mins. Add sachet of Geeta’s Dhansak Spice Route Spice mix and stir fry for another 2 – 3 mins. Stir in can of chopped tomatoes, lemon juice, red lentils and 600ml water. Simmer for 30 – 40 mins stirring occasionally

Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with Geeta’s Premium Mango Chutney and Geeta’s Kashmiri Rice

Tip: For a veg alternative – use 250g of chopped aubergines, potatoes and butternut squash

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