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Powerhouse Curry





This rich and creamy curry is simply delicious and packed full of healthy boosting spices! Using low fat coconut milk makes this a favourite for the whole family.


Powerhouse Curry


Ingredients 


1 Teaspoon Olive Oil

3-4 Chicken Breast Chopped

1 Onion Chopped

400g Low Fat Coconut Milk

1 Teaspoon Xanthan Gum or 2 teaspoons Cornflour

1-2 Tablespoon Medium Curry Powder 

1 Teaspoon Ground Coriander 

1 Teaspoon Coriander Leaf

2 Teaspoons Turmeric

½ Teaspoon Ginger

½ Teaspoon Cumin

2 Teaspoon Lazy Garlic or 2 Cloves Garlic

1 Chicken or Vegetable Stock Pot

2 Teaspoons Ground Almonds

2 Teaspoons Honey


Method


Brush a large pan or wok with olive oil and heat. Add the chicken and cook for a few minutes. Add onions and fry for a further 2 minutes. 


In a bowl mix the xanthan gum, curry powder, coriander, turmeric, ginger. ground almonds and cumin together then pour into the pan. Next add the coconut milk. Add the garlic, chicken stock pot and honey and simmer gently until chicken is cooked through (75+ on a thermometer).


Serve with wholemeal rice.


Benefits 


Coconut milk


Coconut milk contains medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), which researchers have linked with weight loss. MCTs stimulate energy through a process called thermogenesis, or heat production.


Some studies indicate that MCTs work to reduce body weight and waist size. They may also balance out unstable gut microbiota. A lack of this stability may play a role in developing obesity.

Coconuts contain a lipid called lauric acid, and many researchers believe that lauric acid can support the immune system.


Some findings indicate that lauric acid has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. Research also suggests that it can promote heart health. 


Onion

Packed With Nutrients. Onions are nutrient-dense, meaning they're low in calories but high in vitamins and minerals and may even Benefit Heart Health

It is Loaded With Antioxidants and Contain Cancer-Fighting Compounds.

It can help Control Blood Sugar and Boost Bone Density and has Antibacterial Properties. It can Boost Digestive Health.


Coriander

Coriander has multiple health benefits. Coriander or cilantro is a wonderful source of dietary fiber, manganese, iron and magnesium as well. In addition, coriander leaves are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin K and protein. They also contain small amounts of calcium, phosphorous, potassium, thiamin, niacin and carotene.


Cumin

Contains antioxidants. Cumin seeds contain naturally occurring substances that work as antioxidants.

Cumin anticancer properties and can help treat diarrhea. It also helps control blood sugar and Fights bacteria and parasites. It had an anti-inflammatory effect., May help lower cholesterol and aid weight loss.


Turmeric 

Turmeric and especially its most active compound curcumin have many scientifically-proven health benefits, such as the potential to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer's and cancer. It's a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant and may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis.


Garlic

Garlic Contains Compounds With Potent Medicinal Properties. Garlic Is Highly Nutritious containing very few calories. 

Garlic Can Combat Sickness, Including the Common Cold.

The Active Compounds in Garlic Can Reduce Blood Pressure and improve Cholesterol Levels, Which May Lower the Risk of Heart Disease.


Ginger


People have used ginger in cooking and medicine since ancient times. It is a popular home remedy for nausea, stomach pain, and other health issues.

Antioxidants and other nutrients in ginger may help prevent or treat arthritis, inflammation, and various types of infection. Researchers have also studied its potential to reduce the risk of diabetes, cancer, and other health problems.


Ground Almonds

Almonds contain lots of healthy fats, fiber, protein, magnesium and vitamin E. The health benefits of almonds include lower blood sugar levels, reduced blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels. They can also reduce hunger and promote weight loss.


Curry Powder

Reducing inflammation. Turmeric is the key here

Fighting cancer. Again, that feisty little curcumin could help to prevent or treat cancers, including prostate, breast, skin and colon cancer.

It is believed to help combat Alzheimer's disease as well as boosting bone health.


Honey

A good source of antioxidants. Raw honey contains an array of plant chemicals that act as antioxidants. Honey also had antibacterial nd antifungal properties, it helps to heal wounds

and is great for digestive issues and soothes sore throats.


It’s a Phytonutrient Powerhouse!





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