Beginner's Indian Curry

By Avera

This spicy and creamy curry is as tasty as it is easy.

Beginner's Indian Curry
Ingredients
  • 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds, crushed

  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds, crushed

  • 1 cup canned diced tomato, drained

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red chili

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 pound (about 1 3/4 cups) cubed cooked chicken breast

  • 3/4 cup light coconut milk

Directions
  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the mustard and cumin seeds. Cook 2 minutes or until seeds are fragrant, stirring frequently. Combine the tomato and oil in a small bowl; add to the seeds. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  2. Stir in the turmeric, red chili, and salt. Cook, stirring, for another minute.

  3. Add chicken and cook for 1 minute. Stir in coconut milk; cover. Simmer over low heat 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

  4. Serve hot, spooned over warm basmati rice (not included in nutritional information).


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
Calories
219
Fat
12g
Cholesterol
71mg
Protein
24g
Carbohydrate
4g
Fiber
1g
Iron
2mg
Sodium
145mg
Calcium
18mg

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1 reply

Avera
Avera 2008-11-10 21:23:22 -0600 Report

Prep: 10 minutes; Cook: 15 minutes. This is a mild curry. To make it spicier, increase the ground red chili. You'll find all these spices at your local grocer or online at www.namaste.com.