Heat the oil in the pot. Sprinkle the thighs with chicken spice and fry the chicken, a few pieces at a time, until golden brown.
Add the herbs, spices and chutney.
Arrange the carrots, potatoes and mushrooms in layers on top of the chicken.
Dissolve the stock pot in the water and add it to the potjie.
Replace the lid and simmer for approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes or until chicken and potatoes are cooked through.
Thicken with corn flour before serving if desired.