And in order to get the lentils to be done through, I’d end up with meat that had fallen off the bone and become mush. I felt like I had found the missing piece of this elusive puzzle. Reminded me of home and you made it so easyyyyy in your instructions that even someone hopeless at cooking like me was able to make it and it was like HEAVEN! Add the ginger and garlic cook for a further 2 minutes. ”, Please enable functionality cookies to use this feature, Please enable targetting cookies to show this banner, Beautiful British food for the Queen’s birthday, 1 onion, 4cm piece of ginger, 2 cloves of garlic, 2 tablespoons tikka masala paste, 3 tablespoons natural yoghurt, 2 tablespoons tomato purée, 8 skinless free-range chicken thighs, 1 x 400 g tin of chopped tomatoes, 1 x 400 g tin of green lentils, 1 x 400 g tin of light coconut milk, 2 handfuls of baby spinach , optional, 2 tablespoons quality mango chutney. Welcome to Fatima Cooks! Stir in the garlic, curry paste and cumin and cook for 1-2 minutes more. And yellow onions are best for this, but red can be used too. Get up to 50% off a luxury towel set! Cook the chicken for 5 minutes or so, or until you see it start to colour. I don’t think I ever will know the reason fully. I was shook. Stir in the stock and lentils, bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 25 minutes stirring occasionally until the lentils are tender and the chicken is thoroughly cooked.