This stew is hearty, wholesome, deeply nourishing and satisfying. There is nothing more comforting than a bowl of comfort food and this is an all time winner.
Chicken – 5 drumsticks (I used drumsticks but you can use thighs or breasts too)
Spinach – washed and chopped roughly
Red lentils – 1/2 cup
Bay leaves – 3-4
Onions – 1 large (finely chopped)
Garlic – 4 to 5 cloves (finely chopped)
Tomato – 2 large (pureed) Alternatively, you can use canned crushed tomatoes.
Paprika – 1 tsp
Ground cumin – 1 tsp
Chicken broth – 1 cup
Lemon juice – Juice of 1/2 or 1 lemon (taste and adjust – will depend on how acidic your tomatoes are)
Coriander leaves for garnish – finely chopped
Salt – as per taste
Full recipe: Red Lentils and Spinach Chicken Stew