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17 September 2012



Bunny Chow

Bunny Chow


1fl oz. oil
1 cinnamon stick
4 green cardamom pods, crushed
2 curry leaves
1 medium onion sliced
1 tin chopped tomatoes
1 tsp. ginger, minced
2 tsp. garlic, minced
4tsp. curry powder
1tsp. ground turmeric
2 lb. lamb (you can use beef or chicken), boneless and cubed
3 medium potatoes, cubed
2fl oz. water
2 tsp. garam masala
2 crusty fresh loaves of square white bread
bunch of coriander to garnish


  • In a saucepan sauté the cinnamon, carda000mom, curry leaves and onion until the onion browns
  • Add the garlic, ginger, tinned tomatoes, turmeric and curry powder and simmer covered, stirring occasionally for 10-15 minutes
  • Add the meat and sauté for 10-15 minutes
  • add the potatoes and water and leave to simmer covered for 30 minutes, stir the curry occasionally so that it does not burn
  • finally add the garam masala and taste the curry, add salt if necessary
  • Halve the two loaves of bread and scoop the soft insides out and set aside
  • Pour the curry into the bread halves and garnish with coriander
  • use the innards of the bread to dip into the curry and enjoy
Cooks Note

Traditionally bunny chow is meant to be a lamb curry; Serves 4

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