Chicken Masala

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Savour this delicious and homely Chicken curry of lean Chicken Breasts marinated and cooked in a myriad of traditional Indian Spices and a tangy Tomato based curry. Additional prep required. - Lean Chicken Breasts - Mild, homestyle Spices
Time30 Min
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves1

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre271 Cal271 Cal271 Cal271 Cal
  • 24gProtein
  • 13gFat
  • 12gCarbs
  • 15gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

  • Cashewnut (2 Piece Split) 1.75 units
  • Watermelon Seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric Powder 0.75 teaspoons
  • Red Chilli Powder 0.75 teaspoons
  • Refined Oil 1 teaspoon
  • Salt 0.5 teaspoons
  • Coriander Powder 1 pinch
  • Garam Masala 1 pinch

Fruits & Vegetables

  • Onion 0.5 cups
  • Tomato 0.25 cups

Menu Item

  • Tomato Puree 1 teaspoon
  • Ginger Garlic Paste 2.25 teaspoons

Poultry

  • Chicken Breasts 1 unit

Other

  • Water 1 teaspoon
  • Jeera Powder 1 pinch
  • Coriander Leaves 2 leafs

Directions

1Soak Cashew and Magaz for 1 hour.
2Boil the soaked Cashew and Magaz in Water. Cool it down.
3Once cooled, add to the blender and make paste out of it.
4In a pan, add Ginger Garlic paste and sauté till Golden Brown.
5Add chopped Onion and sauté till nicely Brown.
6Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder and sauté.
7Add chopped Tomato and Tomato Puree. Cook till mushy and Gravy becomes thick.
8Keep the Onion Tomato Masala aside for later use.
9Dice the Chicken Breast and marinate with Ginger Garlic Paste, Salt, Turmeric Powder and Red Chilli Powder.
10Heat Oil in a pan. Add Ginger Garlic Paste and sauté till Golden Brown.
11Add Chopped Onion and sauté till Golden Brown.
12Add Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder, Cumin Powder, Garam Masala and sauté.
13Add Onion Tomato Masala, Cashew Magaz Paste and cook well for sometime.
14Add Marinated Chicken and cook for sometime.
15Take out in a bowl and garnish with chopped Coriander. Serve Hot.

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Health Benefits of Chicken Masala

Most of the ingredients that go into Chicken Masala contain nutrients that are beneficial for your health. Chicken is a great source of lean protein and is also an excellent source of Creatine. So, if you are working out, it will make an excellent post-workout protein and will aid in building lean muscle. When you add this to your child’s diet, you will cater to his protein requirement, b-complex requirement, and vitamin E requirement too. The other multi-vitamins and selenium present in the Chicken take care of the health of your skin too. The tomatoes are a good supplement for your heart health and the benefits of the everyday onion are immense. It is a good source of antioxidants, Folate, Vitamin B6, and potassium too. The spices in the dish act as immunity boosters for your family. So, go ahead and try this Chicken Masala dish this weekend with buttered roti or piping hot rice.