A Quick, Easy & Delicious Healthy Dinner Recipe: Chicken Thigh Indian Curry

A Quick, Easy & Delicious Healthy Dinner Recipe: Chicken Thigh Indian Curry

Try our quick and healthy chicken thigh Indian curry recipe. A delicious dinner option for fitness lovers.

Jul 22nd, 2018

1 Mins


    Here’s a great healthy curry for those of you who can’t resist a good Indian! This one is courtesy of Punit Rawal who posted this in our private RNT group recently.
    Name of dish: Chicken Thigh Indian Curry
    Type of meal:
    Dietary info:
    Time to prepare:
    10 minutes
    Time to cook:
    20 minutes
    Protein in g: 50
    Fat in g: 25
    Carbs in g:  45
    250g 10% Fat Chicken Thigh
    Low Cal Extra Virgin Olive Oil Spray
    Handful of Mustard Seeds and Cumin
    1/2 Chopped Onion
    150g Spinach
    1 tsp Pathak’s Tandoori Paste
    Tomato Passata
    Garam Masala Powder
    60g Basmati Rice
    1. Put 5 sprays of low kcal E-V olive oil on a pan with medium heat and put a handful of mustard seeds and cumin in until they start popping.
    2. Add half a chopped onion
    3. Marinate the chicken in the Pathak’s paste, add it in
    4. Add a ‘dollop’ of tomato passata and a tablespoon of boiling water
    5. Boil the spinach and when the chicken is ¾ cooked, mix it into the chicken
    6. Add some garam masala and stir it in
    7. Reduce the heat to a simmer until the sauce thickens
    8. Cook the rice
    9. Serve the chicken with rice and optional salad bowl (as pictured!) Enjoy!
    Are there any general substitutions that can be made? (vegetarian or meat options, depending):
    Lower-carb?  Simply reduce or eliminate the rice.
    Lower fat ? Lower the fat intake, opt for chicken breast instead of thigh.
    Vegetarian or vegan? Try tofu with it.
    Muscle-building? You may want to bump the carbs up!

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