Pouilly Fumé, 2012
With its spicy aroma, this full-bodied wine complements the flavors of the curry. The combination of mango and passion fruit is invigorating and rich.
Cook basmati rice in salted boiling water according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
Chop ginger, finely dice onion and slice pepper into strips. Cut chicken breast into small pieces.
Fry chicken in a large frying pan with peanut oil. As soon as it is slightly browned, add ginger, onion, and pepper and continue to sauté.
Add curry paste, turmeric, and coconut milk. Drain the chickpeas and add to the pan, along with the smashed lemongrass. Slowly bring to a boil.
When a thick sauce has formed, finely chop cilantro and fold into the sauce. Season with salt and pepper.