Richer, thicker and drier than the usual curries – this dark orange gravy brings about that delectable harmony of traditional Chinese and Malay flavours all into one hearty dish. However, regardless of how appetizing it is, curry may not be the most waist friendly option due to the frightening amounts of cream used.
So bring down those calories easily with greek yogurt! Coconut milk is commonly used to achieve that rich creamy texture in curries but consuming too much of it might ruin your weight loss regime. Without abandoning the classic creamy thick consistency, Farmers Union greek yogurt delivers that added bonus of essential proteins, calcium and vitamins. The subtle tanginess and sweet taste of greek yogurt blends well with the rich flavours of lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves.
Marinating with turmeric powder draws out the moisture from the chicken, making its meat wonderfully silky and succulent. After frying, take that crispy, juicy chicken thigh for a soak in the curry mixture and let that harmonious blend of flavours permeate right into the meat. Make sure to watch your mixture, keep it hydrated by adding extra water or tamarind paste to prevent your curry mixture from burning.
Simple and easy to prepare for large groups, pair this low-calorie chicken curry with steamed rice or naan bread. Let your taste buds set sail with this delightful aroma of spices, infused in the tangy flavours of curry.
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|1.2 kg chicken thighs (cut into 2)|
|2tsp turmeric powder|
|2large red onions (sliced)|
|200g Farmers Union Greek Style Yogurt|
|5kaffir lime leaves|
|1tbsp gula Melaka|
|4tbsp crispy fried shallots|
|4sprigs mint leaves|
|½tbsp tamarind paste|
|Oil for deep frying|
|50g red chillies|
|10g dried chillies|
|10g toasted belacan|