Spiced Taj Mahal Chicken Recipe Video

An Indian-inspired chicken dish with savory spices in a yogurt sauce with toasted almonds.


Cooking Time25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main Ingredient


 Boneless skinless chicken breast halves4 , cut into 1 inch pieces
 Garlic6 Clove (30 gm), finely chopped
 Cayenne pepper1 Teaspoon
 Garam masala2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Plain nonfat yogurt1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Almond slices1 Cup (16 tbs), lightly browned in a little butter and salted
 Vegetable oil2 Tablespoon
 Butter1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 393 Calories from Fat 205

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 57.9 mg

Sodium 655.3 mg27.3%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.5%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 34 g68.5%

Vitamin A 13.7% Vitamin C 7.2%

Calcium 15.6% Iron 4.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a large skillet over medium heat, lightly brown chicken pieces in a little vegetable oil heated with 2 tablespoons butter. Stir in garlic. Add cayenne, garam masala and salt and stir to coat chicken. Fold in yogurt, lower heat and simmer 10 - 15 minutes, uncovered. Transfer to a serving platter and top with toasted almonds.
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Editors Review

Back from India, Robin creates an Indian inspired chicken in her kitchen. This is her own creation using the local spices and cooking techniques. To create the taste of India in your kitchen, watch this video and get started.