Chicken Bengal

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Cooking for Crowds

By Merry White

Published 1974

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A chicken curry that is simple but authentic. It should prove to you the virtue of avoiding ready-made curry powder; you can compose your own from the suggested spices. Also, you might try adding fenugreek and poppy seeds. This is a “gentle” curry, which can be made hotter by increasing the cayenne. Ready-made curry powder is often stale, as the spices were probably ground months before you buy it. The “sameness” of commercial curry powder is to me quite boring: Indian cooks make their own