Fat-free Clove Chicken

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 lb - skinless chicken (preferably breast pieces)
  • 10 - clove leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - ground cardamom
  • 1 sq inch - ginger
  • 5 - garlic buds
  • 1 tsp - cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp - ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 - large tomatoes
  • 3 - large onions
  • Turmeric - 1 tsp
  • Jalapeno peppers or mirchi - to taste
  • 1 tsp - poppy seeds
  • 1 cup - water
  • 1 tbsp - olive oil

How to Make Fat-free Clove Chicken

  • Cut the onions into pieces 1/4 of a square inch. Cut the tomatoes.
  • Prepare a paste of garlic and ginger. Chop the jalapeno peppers.
  • Cut the chicken into sizable pieces.
  • Heat oil on very low flame. Add the onions and stir until light brown.
  • Add in the tomatoes, jalapenos and turmeric. Add a pinch of salt, and saute well.
  • Add in ginger-garlic paste, poppy seeds and the chicken pieces and wait for the sizzle to settle.
  • Add a cup of water, then the cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and black pepper.
  • Cover the vessel and cook for 15 minutes on medium high flame.
  • Partly open the vessel lid to let out the moisture.
  • Cook for another 10 minutes on low flame.
  • Taste for sourness and saltiness and also check if the broth and chicken have absorbed the spices thoroughly.
  • Serve with starch-free rice.