Chicken curry

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Serendip

Serendip

By Peter Kuruvita

Published 2009

  • About

Choosing a chicken is a fine art, and there are two types: a curry chicken and a broiler. We always shopped for the curry chicken.

The curry chicken stall was in the corner of the polla and it had two rooms—one contained twenty or so live cowering white chickens, and the other was lined with a thick black sheet of plastic. This was the slaughterhouse.

The butchers were jolly guys who would always be smiling and joking. They wore blood-splattered sarongs and singlets. As with