Indian-Style Chicken and Lentils Indian-Style Chicken and Lentils

Indian-Style Chicken and Lentils Image by: Indian-Style Chicken and Lentils Author: Canadian Living

Garam masala, a blend of ground spices (of which there are many combinations), is available in supermarkets.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2011



Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 tsp (1 mL) of the salt and pepper. In Dutch oven, heat 2 tsp (10 mL) of the oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove and set aside.

In food processor, finely chop together onions, garlic, hot pepper and ginger; set aside.

Heat remaining oil in pan; cook remaining salt, garam masala and cumin, stirring, until browned, about 1 minute. Stir in onion mixture; cook, stirring, until browned, about 6 minutes.

Add lentils and carrots, stirring to coat. Stir in 3 cups (750 mL) water and chicken; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, stirring occasionally, until lentils are tender, about 25 minutes.

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Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 658 mg
  • Protein 31 g
  • Calories 467.0
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Potassium 1182 mg
  • Cholesterol 48 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 57 g


  • Iron 60.0
  • Folate 182.0
  • Calcium 8.0
  • Vitamin A 83.0
  • Vitamin C 22.0
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