Cumin Scented Chicken Recipe

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Cumin Scented Chicken
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  1. Heat pan and dry-roast 1 tablespoons of the cumin seeds until they turn fragrant - set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the remaining cumin seeds, peppercorns and cardamoms, till aromatic.
  3. Add the chillies, garlic and ginger.
  4. Add the ground coriander and cumin, and salt, and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the chicken pieces, stir and mix thoroughly with the spices.
  6. Cover pan and simmer for 20 minutes approximately.
  7. Add the garam masala and the reserved cumin seeds (from the first step), and allow to cook an additional 5 minutes.
  8. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve with a raita on the side if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 122.11 Kcal (511 kJ)
Calories from fat 103.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.46g 18%
Sodium 302.35mg 13%
Potassium 193.8mg 4%
Total Carbs 5.39g 2%
Sugars 1.28g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.13g 5%
Protein 1.63g 3%
Vitamin C 56.7mg 94%
Iron 4mg 22%
Calcium 61.9mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 167.83 Kcal (703 kJ)
Calories from fat 141.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.75g 18%
Sodium 415.54mg 13%
Potassium 266.34mg 4%
Total Carbs 7.4g 2%
Sugars 1.76g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.56g 5%
Protein 2.24g 3%
Vitamin C 77.9mg 94%
Iron 5.5mg 22%
Calcium 85.1mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.2
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

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