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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 156.0
  • Total Fat: 12.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 29.2 mg
  • Sodium: 81.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 4.8 g

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Punjabi Chicken in thick gravy WW=4pts

Submitted by: HCHATTERJEE
Punjabi Chicken in thick gravy WW=4pts

Introduction

This is a recipe given to me. It is a family recipe from North Indian origin.
Worth 4 weight watcher points (2 chicken legs per serving)
This is a recipe given to me. It is a family recipe from North Indian origin.
Worth 4 weight watcher points (2 chicken legs per serving)

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    Ingredients:
    2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)
    8 chicken legs, skin removed (MUST use chicken with bone for flavor)
    1 teaspoon cumin seeds
    1 onion, minced
    5 cloves garlic, minced
    2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root
    1/4 cup tomato puree
    1 tablespoon garam masala
    1 tablespoon ground turmeric
    1 green chili
    1 cup water
    1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

directions:
Heat the oil and ghee in a pressure cooker over medium heat. Cook the cumin seeds in the oil until the seeds begin to change color. Add the onion; cook and stir until translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic and ginger; cook until the onions brown (important for flavor). Stir in the tomato puree, garam masala, turmeric, green chili, and water; cover and cook for 3 whistles then let pressure release on its own. Garnish with cilantro (corriander) leaves.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HCHATTERJEE.






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  • This is very similar to my own recipe - I use olive oil instead of veg oil and ghee and I add curry leaf, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper and chicken stock. I also vary the recipe with the addition of yogurt or coconut milk when I want a creamy curry. Thanks for sharing your recipe! - 3/7/11

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  • This is actually 6 pts, but still a good recipe! - 1/29/10

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