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Chicken In A Cashew Nut Sauce

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  Onions 2
  Tomato puree 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Cashew nuts 2 Ounce (50 Gram / 1/3 Cup)
  Garam masala 7 1⁄2 Milliliter (1 1/2 Teaspoon)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Chili powder 5 Milliliter
  Lemon juice 15 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Turmeric 1 1⁄2 Milliliter (1/4 Teaspoon)
  Salt 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Low fat natural yogurt 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Corn oil 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Chopped fresh coriander 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Sultanas 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Skinless boneless chicken 1 Pound, cubed (450 Gram)
  Button mushrooms 6 Ounce (175 Gram / 2 1/2 Cups)
  Water 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter / 1 1/4 Cups)
  Coriander sprig 1 (For Garnish)

1. Cut the onions into quarters and place in a food processor or blender and process for about 1 minute.
2. Add the tomato puree, cashew nuts, garam masala, garlic, chilli powder, lemon juice, turmeric, salt and yogurt to the processed onions.
3. Process all the ingredients in the food processor for a further 1-1 1/2 minutes.
4. In a saucepan, heat the oil, lower the heat to medium and pour in the spice mixture from the food processor.
5. Fry the mixture for about 2 minutes, lowering the heat if necessary.
6. Add the fresh coriander, sultanas and chicken, and continue to stir-fry for a further 1 minute.
7. Add the mushrooms, pour in the water and bring to a simmer. Cover the pan and cook over a low heat for about 10 minutes. Check that the chicken is thoroughly cooked and the sauce is thick. Cook longer if necessary. Serve the chicken garnished with a sprig of coriander.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 471 Calories from Fat 208

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.8%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 106.1 mg35.4%

Sodium 870.7 mg36.3%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.3%

Sugars 10.3 g

Protein 40 g80%

Vitamin A 21.2% Vitamin C 30.4%

Calcium 11.1% Iron 18.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken In A Cashew Nut Sauce Recipe