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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 319.2
  • Total Fat: 16.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.4 mg
  • Sodium: 92.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 29.7 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    2 large boneless chicken breasts, diced into 1-inch cubes
    1 large onion, finely chopped
    2 medium-sized tomatoes, finely chopped
    2-3 green chillies, finely chopped
    1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
    1/2 cup plain non fat yoghurt, beaten
    1 cinnamon stick
    3-4 cardamom pods, bruised
    3-4 whole cloves
    1-2 dried bay leaves
    4-5 whole black peppercorns
    1/2 tsp red chilli powder
    1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    1 tsp coriander powder
    1/4 tsp cumin powder
    1/4 tsp garam masala powder
    salt, to taste
    2 tbsp light cooking oil
    a handful fresh coriander leaves, chopped for garnish


HEAT oil in a thick-bottomed pan and saute cardamom, peppercorns, bay leaves, cinnamon stick and cloves, till they begin to sizzle. Add onions and green chillies, and fry for 3-5 minutes on medium-high heat till onions turn pink and tender. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for another minute or two till it gives out oil.

ADD red chilli powder, cumin powder, turmeric, coriander powder and garam masala, and fry for a minute. Mix in chopped tomamtoes and salt, and cook for a few minutes till tomatoes pulp and releases oil around the sides of the pan. Slowly stir in beaten curd forming a smooth gravy base.

ADD chicken pieces, water if necessary, and allow to cook covered for 10-15 minutes on medium-low heat till done. Garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves and serve piping hot with a side of rotis or rice, and a salad.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NJEGGY.

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  • Nice recipe. Just enjoyed it with my partner, it was a nice change. We added extra chillis to give it a kick... hot hot ! lol - 6/14/10

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  • This meal was spectacular! I didn't have cardamom pods and looked up a substitute. The substitute just repeated the ingredients that were already listed. But it turned out very tasty. My 7 yr old loved it & she has never had Indian food before. This recipe will definitely be in my favorites. - 1/3/10

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  • excellent, a little bland, so I'll put in more chilis next time - 12/12/09

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  • My family loved it! We've had Curry Chicken in the past, made with coconut milk. I like that this is made with yoghurt. The kids were skeptical at first, but discovered that it tasted just as good. Thanks for sharing! - 4/7/09

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  • Yum - some of my favorite flavors together! - 3/25/09

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