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Healthy Recipe for Diabetes - Butter Chicken

Dedicated To Diabetic patients
Healthy Recipe for Diabetes  - Butter Chicken
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  • Serves4 Person(s)
  • CategoryNon-Veg
  • Cuisine TypeHomestyle Cooking, Indian, Mughlai
  • Good for Lunch , Dinner
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Description

Butter Chicken, that too for Diabetic patients? Really, Can Diabetic people have such a rich and delicious dish. Don't we all agree that Being Diabetic means lot of restriction but this recipe has been prepared by Dietitian and Doctor Ms. Madhavi, who is Dietician Apollo Sugar Clinics, Mumbai, Proven Diabetes Care. Here is the complete Nutritional information about the recipe:Nutrition Info Calories : 1511 Kcal / 4 servings Carbohydrates : 36 gms Protein : 120 gms Fat : 100 gms

Ingredients & Quantity
  • Boneless chicken cut into 1½ inch pieces 400 grams
  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Butter 2 tablespoons
  • For marinade
  • Yogurt 1/2 cup
  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons
  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard oil 2 teaspoons
  • FOR MAKHNI GRAVY
  • Butter 2 tablespoons
  • Green cardamom 2
  • Clove 2
  • Black peppercorns 2-3
  • Cinnamon 1 inch piece
  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Tomato puree 1/2 cup
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar 2 tablespoons
  • Kasoori methi 1/2 teaspoon
  • Fresh cream 1/2 cup’
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How to cook?
  1. Apply a mixture of red chili powder, lemon juice and salt to the chicken pieces and set aside for half an hour in the refrigerator.
  2. Hang the yogurt in a muslin cloth for fifteen to twenty minutes to remove extra water. Add the ginger and garlic pastes, red chilli and garam masala powders, salt and mustard oil.
  3. Apply this marinade to the chicken pieces and place them in the refrigerator for three to four hours
  4. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. String the chicken pieces onto skewers and cook in the preheated oven or a moderately hot tandoor for ten to twelve minutes or until almost done.
  5. Baste with the butter and cook for another two minutes. Remove and set aside.
  6. To make the makhni gravy, heat the butter in a nonstick pan. Add the green cardamoms, cloves, peppercorns and cinnamon.
  7. Sauté for two minutes, add the ginger and garlic pastes and sauté for two minutes. Add the tomato puree, red chilli powder, salt and half cup of water.
  8. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for ten minutes. Add the sugar or honey and powdered kasoori methi.
  9. Add the cooked tandoori chicken pieces. Simmer for five minutes and add the fresh cream. Serve hot with naan or parantha.
Notes

The Above recipe has been shared by Doctor and Dietitian Ms Madhavi, Apollo Sugar Clinics, Mumbai, Proven Diabetes Care. If you have any queries regarding the recipe or are looking for any particular recipe or any diet related query you can drop a comment on this recipe and we would get the answers directly from her. 

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