Low Calorie Adraki Murgh l Healthy Chicken Recipe | JOOS Food

Adraki Murgh is a delicious chicken curry with the strong flavor of ginger and a medley of Indian spices.

In this recipe, chicken is marinated with ginger garlic paste, and then the gravy is cooked in mustard oil along with freshly cut ginger and other Indian spices.

This recipe is a healthier alternative to the regular calorie dense adraki murgh as we have reduced the fat content by half.

So next time you crave for chicken curry you know which recipe to go for 😉

This is chicken curry recipe is perfect for a special occasion, party or on days you want to eat something special yet comforting.

One of the many reasons to try this recipe is the numerous health benefits ginger offers-

1)Ginger is high in gingerol, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

2)Ginger is said to be effective at reducing symptoms of osteoarthritis, which is a very common health problem.

3)Ginger has been shown to lower blood sugar levels and improve various heart disease risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Serve this recipe with brown rice or whole wheat paratha and we bet you will taste heaven.

This recipe is also known as ginger chicken, ginger chicken curry, adraki chicken, chicken ginger gravy.

Please try this yummy recipe and post your feedback.

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For the marinade
500 grams chicken (curry cut)
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tbsp Lemon Juice
½ tsp Salt

For the gravy
2 tbsp mustard oil
3 cloves
4 peppercorns
½ inch cinnamon
1 bay leaf
1 cup onion (chopped)
1 tomato (chopped)
1 tsp garlic (chopped)
3 tsp ginger (chopped)
2 green chili slit
½ cup curd
1 tsp Kashmiri red chili powder
½ tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
½ tsp salt
2 tsp ginger (juliennes)
1 tbsp coriander leaves (chopped)


For marination add all the ingredients in a bowl, mix well cover and keep aside for 30 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan and add cloves, black peppercorns, cinnamon, and bay leaf.
Once they crackle add ginger garlic and fry till they start to change the color.
Add onions and green chili and fry till onion turns brown.
Add tomato and fry till they get soft and mushy.
Adchilili powder, turmeric, garam masala, cumin powder, coriander powder, salt and saute till they start to stick to the pan.
Add 1/4 cup water and let the spices cook for a min.
Add chicken and fry for 3-4 minutes on high heat.
Cover the pan and cook the chicken in its own juices on low flame till its half cook.
Whisk yogurt and add it in the pan and cook for 3-4 mins until oil starts to separate on the sides of the pan.
Add the julienned ginger and cook till the chicken is done.
Garnish with coriander and serve hot.

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