North East Recipes
 
Chicken Bhutuwa (Spicy Stir-Fried Chicken)  

Serves 5
 

Ingredients
1.5 lb. Chicken, black and white, cut into 1-in pieces (or lamb or shrimps) 1 cup green onions cut in 1 in. length
5 garlic gloves, minced 4 tablespoons mustard oil
1 in. ginger, minced 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 fresh red chilies, minced 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1 tablespoon cumin powder 5 cloves
1 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon fenugreek
1 tablespoon mustard oil Salt to taste

Method
In a large bowl combine chicken, 1 tablespoon of mustard oil, turmeric, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Toss well to coat thoroughly. In a non-stick pan heat 4 tablespoons of mustard oil.
Splitter fenugreek till it turns dark. Add cloves and fry for 15 sec. Transfer the coated chicken to the pan, stir well to brown. Add garlic, ginger, and red chilies. Stir-fry chicken in medium heat until cooked through. May need water to moisten, if it starts to burn. Add green onions and cinnamon, stir for 2 min. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve with stir-fried vegetables and rice, or roti.

NUTRIENT COMPOSITION PER SERVING

MACRONUTRIENTS MICRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal)

308

Carotene ( μg )

19.06

Protein (g) 36.04 Vitamin C (mg) 0.4
Carbohydrate (g) 4.34 Mg  (mg) 19.72
Fat (g) 16.29 Na  (mg) 3.78
Fibre (g) 0.52 K  (mg) 29.4
Minerals (g) 2.08 Mn  (mg) 0.1
Calcium  (mg) 74.95 Zn  (mg) 0.14
Phosphorus  (mg) 364.88 Cr  (mg) 0.001
Iron  (mg) 0.65    

Modification
Reduce the amount of oil

Ingredients
1.5 lb. Chicken, black and white, cut into 1-in pieces (or lamb or shrimps) 1 cup green onions cut in 1 in. length
5 garlic gloves, minced 2 tablespoons mustard oil
1 in. ginger, minced 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 fresh red chilies, minced 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1 tablespoon cumin powder 5 cloves
1 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon fenugreek
1 tablespoon mustard oil Salt to taste

NUTRIENT COMPOSITION PER SERVING

MACRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal)

254

Protein (g) 36.04
Carbohydrate (g) 4.34
Fat (g) 10.29
Fibre (g) 0.52
Minerals (g) 2.08