Cholesterol lowering recipes

Quick Chicken Curry with Cucumber Raita

  • Preparation time:

    20 minutes

  • Cooking time:

    15 minutes

  • Serves:

  • Course:

    Lunch,Supper

  • Main Ingredient:

Ingredients:


Ingredients for the Curry:

  • 2 Ttbsp. (30ml) masala-curry powder
  • ½ cup (125ml) cake flour
  • 1kg chicken fillets
  • 4 Ttbsp. (60ml) Flora pro-activ spread
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 x 410g whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 cup (250ml) low fat plain yoghurt
  • A handful fresh coriander leaves

Ingredients for Cucumber Raita:

  • 1 cup (250 ml) Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1 small cucumber, grated
  • (¼ cup) 60ml coriander, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. (30ml) mint, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp (5ml) ground cumin
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • Salt and ground black pepper

Preparation (Chicken Curry Recipe):

1. Combine 1 Tbsp. of the masala and flour and season to taste.

2. Cut each chicken fillet diagonally into strips and roll in the flour mixture. Shake off the excess flour.

3. Heat the Flora pro-activ in a pan and brown the chicken, remove and set aside.

4. Sauté onions and garlic in the same pan until soft and translucent.

5. Chop the tomatoes and add them together with the tomato liquid and remaining masala powder to the onion mixture.

6. Add the chicken to the onion and tomato mixture and simmer for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked. Season to taste.

7. Add yoghurt and coriander just before serving.

8. Serve with the Raita and cooked brown rice.

Preparation (Cucumber Raita Recipe):

1. Combine yoghurt, cucumber, coriander, mint and garlic in a bowl and season to taste.