Chicken Saag

Ingredients

SPICES
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
SAAG
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2″ pieces
  • 18oz frozen chopped spinach
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 inch ginger, peeled and minced
  • 3/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2-3/4 cups mozzarella 

Instructions

  1. Combine spices in a small dish. 
  2. In a large bowl, mix the spices with the raw chicken. Place chicken in fridge until needed.
  3. Put the frozen spinach into a large pan with 1/3 cup water. Over medium heat, cook spinach until most of the liquid has gone making sure to stir occasionally. 
  4. Meanwhile, heat the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add diced onions and cook until they begin to brown. 
  5. Stir in the minced garlic and cook for 30 seconds, until fragrant.
  6. Add the spiced chicken and cook until the chicken is cooked through, stirring often. 
  7. Stir in spinach and ginger and cook for 5 minutes. 
  8. On low heat, stir in the yogurt and let it cook for a few minutes.
  9. Sprinkle mozzarella on top and let sit until melted.
  10. Serve over rice and/or with garlic naan. 

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Greek Yogurt Bagels

Servings: 4 Bagels

Ingredients

Bagel
  • 1 cup flour (of your choice)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt, drain any excess liquid
  • 1 egg, beaten
Everything Topping
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dried garlic flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried onion flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Prepare a baking pan with parchment paper and lightly coat with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. In a medium bowl whisk flour, baking powder and salt. 
  4. Stir in the yogurt and mix with a fork until combined and crumb in texture. If the texture is too sticky to work with, add additional flour.
  5. Lightly dust flour on a work surface and knead the dough until it no longer sticks to your hands.
  6. Divide into 4 sections. Roll each section into a thick rope and join the ends to form a bagel.
  7. Top with egg wash and sprinkle both sides with seasoning of your choice. 
  8. Bake on the top rack of the oven for 20-25 minutes.
  9. Let cool at least 15 minutes before serving.

Thanks to the original recipe found here.