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Chicken Masala


A simple authentic Indian chicken curry. Adjust the spices to suit your tastes. Serve it with steamed rice or spicy rice puloa (posted separately)













Trans-fat Free, Low Carb


750 grams chicken thighs, boneless, skinless
skinless off bone each chopped into 5 or 6 pieces
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons butter
1 large onions
peeled halved then sliced
1 tablespoons ginger root
grated (fresh not from a jar)
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons garam masala
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon salt
2 each tomatoes, canned with juice
400 gram (14 ounce) cans - diced
150 millilitres cream
pouriing cream
½ bunch coriander
(cilantro) roughly chopped


Cut the chicken into large bite size pieces (it will shrink a little during cooking) Season with salt & pepper Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a heavy skillet with a lid or use a heavy casserole suitable for the stove top – seal the chicken but do not cook though. You may need to do this in a couple of batches. Remove the chicken to a plate Heat remaining oil & butter in the same heavy based skillet Add onion and cook until soft and golden brown Add ginger and garlic and cook for a couple of minutes Add spices & salt and cook stirring for a couple of minutes Add tomatoes and simmer until the sauce splits and the oil comes to surface – around 10 minutes (do not remove the oil!) Add cream stirring constantly – do not allow it to boil again If too thick add a little water or chicken stock Add chicken pieces and cook very gently for 10 to 15 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Add the coriander (cilantro) and service immediately. Serve with steamed rice or rice paulo if you're feeling adventurous


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 346g (12.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 70968% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 54g 83%
Saturated Fat 18g 88%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 194mg 65%
Sodium 859mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 93g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 10% Iron 20%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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