Take out chicken tikka masala and pilau rice will cost you close to 1000 calories, try my version for a measly 420 calories! It will have you fooled!
~ Home-made Chicken Tikka Masala recipe ~

Ingredients
3 chicken thighs (skinned, boned and chopped up)
1 onion, diced
2 tbsp tomato puree
3 tbsp Greek yoghurt
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tomatoes, chopped (can also used tinned)
1 inch ginger, finely chopped
3 tsp garam masala
2 tsp mustard powder
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp cayenne powder (or to tatse)
1/2 tsp garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions
Saute the onion in 2 tsp oil until soft and translucent
Add the chicken and cook until browned
Add the garlic, ginger and tomatoes, cover and cook for 5 minutes
stir through the spiced and cook for another 2 minutes until fragrant
Stir through the yoghurt, season to taste and serve with boiled Basmati rice.

 


Hermes418
10/12/2012 02:14

I made this and it was delicious. I found the mix a little dry at the cooking for 5 minutes stage so I added a bit more tinned tomatoes and it worked out perfectly, Yum. This will be one of my go-to dishes on a Friday night instead of a take away. Thanks for the recipe. I'm going to try the others on your list too.

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Nicola @ The Daily Calorie
10/14/2012 07:26

Pleased you enjoyed it! I'm in Holland and I find the tomatoes a little more watery here. Not great overall but work well in a curry!

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Kasia
10/14/2012 10:58

I have tried it and it worked really well - thanks for sharing. You put a quick apple crumble recipe on the blog in the past but it was a long time ago and I cannot find it. Would be great if you could post it again or just paste the link with the old post. Thank you :) x

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Nicola @ TheDailyCalorie
10/14/2012 11:08

Hi Kasia!
I actually made this curry tonight! So quick and easy!
I didn't actually put up the '1 minute apple crumble' recipe, I put up a 'teaser' of as its one of the recipes in the book we're about to publish. It's another really easy and healthy recipe though and I'll see if I can put in on here for you!
http://www.thedailycalorie.com/2/post/2012/06/coming-soon-7-days-of-superfoods-on-a-budget.html

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01/22/2014 05:29

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05/19/2014 04:22

Wow great recipe with low calorie food its such a nice thing I had got here for making my favorite chicken tikka masala. Thanks for knowing us about this.

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