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Annabel Karmel's Baby's First Chicken Curry

Posted by Annabel Karmel on

Some parents are surprised to hear that their baby can enjoy a tasty curry from so early on in their weaning journey. Once your little one is around 7–8 months old, they will probably like a mild, aromatic chicken curry (and you will too!).



1 tbsp olive oil

½ onion, sliced

½ red pepper, de-seeded and cut into 1cm dice

200g butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1cm dice

200g chicken thigh fillet, cut into 1.5cm dice

½ tsp mild korma curry powder

½ tsp grated fresh ginger

175ml homemade chicken stock, unsalted chicken stock or water

3 dried apricots, finely chopped

Rice, to serve (optional)


  • 1.Heat the oil in a pan. Add the onion, pepper, squash and chicken. Brown over the heat for 2 minutes.
  • 2.Add the curry powder and ginger and fry for 30 seconds.
  • 3.Add the stock and apricots. Bring to the boil then cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • 4.Blend to a chunky or smooth consistency. Serve with rice, if liked.

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