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Indian Butter Chicken With Cauliflower Rice And Psyllium Husk Naan Recipe

Indian Butter Chicken with cauliflower rice and psyllium husk naan is a delightful and flavorful keto-friendly meal perfect for dinner parties, family gatherings, or a cozy night in. This dish brings together the rich and creamy taste of butter chicken, the nutritious and low-carb cauliflower rice, and the satisfying, fiber-rich psyllium husk naan. Butter chicken, known for its velvety tomato-based sauce, is a popular dish in Indian cuisine that has won hearts worldwide.

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Indian Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice and Psyllium Husk Naan

This recipe combines the classic flavors of Indian butter chicken with the low-carb goodness of cauliflower rice and the unique texture of psyllium husk naan, creating a balanced and satisfying meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup tomato puree
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped (for garnish)
  • 1 medium head of cauliflower, grated or processed into rice-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons psyllium husk powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or butter, melted (for brushing)

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onions and cook until soft and translucent.
  2. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  3. Add the chicken pieces and cook until browned on all sides.
  4. Stir in the tomato puree, heavy cream, garam masala, cumin, coriander, turmeric, paprika, chili powder, and salt.
  5. Bring to a simmer and cook for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  6. Garnish with fresh cilantro before serving.
  7. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  8. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant.
  9. Add the grated cauliflower and cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  10. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  11. In a mixing bowl, combine the almond flour, psyllium husk powder, baking powder, and salt.
  12. Pour in the boiling water and mix until a dough forms.
  13. Divide the dough into small balls and roll them out into flat rounds.
  14. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and cook the naan rounds for 2-3 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  15. Brush the cooked naan with melted ghee or butter.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Chicken thighs (0g carbs)
  • 1 cup heavy cream (6.4g carbs)
  • 1/2 cup tomato puree (10g carbs)
  • 1/4 cup butter (0g carbs)
  • 1 medium onion (10g carbs)
  • 2 cloves garlic (2g carbs)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger (1.2g carbs)
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala (2g carbs)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin (0.4g carbs)
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander (0.6g carbs)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric (0.7g carbs)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika (0.5g carbs)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (0.3g carbs)
  • Salt (0g carbs)
  • Fresh cilantro (1g carbs)
  • 1 medium head of cauliflower (20g carbs)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (0g carbs)
  • 1 clove garlic (1g carbs)
  • Salt and pepper (0g carbs)
  • 1 cup almond flour (12g carbs)
  • 2 tablespoons psyllium husk powder (0g carbs)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder (1g carbs)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (0g carbs)
  • 1 cup boiling water (0g carbs)
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or butter (0g carbs)

Total Carb Content for Entire Meal: 69.1g carbs
Per Serving (assuming 4 servings): 17.275g carbs per serving

Indian Butter Chicken with cauliflower rice and psyllium husk naan is a flavorful, satisfying, and nutritious meal perfect for anyone following a keto or low-carb diet. This dish combines the rich, creamy flavors of butter chicken with the light and healthy cauliflower rice, complemented by the fiber-rich psyllium husk naan. Easy to prepare and full of exotic flavors, this recipe will surely become a favorite in your meal rotation. Enjoy this delicious and wholesome meal that offers a taste of India while keeping your carb intake in check.

Credit; Brotaoski

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