3 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp cumin seeds, finely powdered
4 large onions
8 cloves garlic, minced
1½" ginger root, fresh minced
1 small can crushed tomatoes
serrano peppers
2lbs chicken or lamb, par-boiled waxy potatoes, cauliflower, spinach, carrots, peas, etc.
for 8 persons (main ingredient)
1 can chicken stock (or water). Important: add only as much as you want to increase amount of sauce; compensate by increasing the spices a little.
3 tsp turmeric
3 tsp garam masala
1 stick fresh-ground cannela
1 tsp ground red chili
1 cup cream
1 cup coconut milk (optional)
fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
powdered coconut (optional)
golden raisins