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Complimentary Dishes

Recommended Accompaniments
Toasted Coconut Flakes
Tomato and coriander salsa

Recommended Wines
Aged, wooded chardonnay
Medium bodied shiraz


(serves 4)

  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 5g garlic
  • 5g ginger, grated
  • 20g paprika
  • 10g masala
  • 10g tumeric
  • 10g cumin
  • 10g coriander
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5g cayenne pepper
  • 100g tomato paste
  • 80g fresh coriander
  • Water
  • 800g boneless chicken thighs
  • 200g basmati rice
  • Fry the onion, garlic and ginger for 5 minutes, then add the dry spices
  • Once the aromas begin to appear, add the tomato paste, further fry for 5 minutes, then add the water and fresh coriander until the sauce has reduced enough
  • Add the chicken thighs to the sauce, cook until tender and serve with basmati rice


The Lihawu Restaurant is situated in the Royal Villas in the Ezulwini Valley of Swaziland. Accommodation options are available for diners.
For more information on Events, Special Packages and Functions at The Royal Villas, please visit their website
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