Want to throw the best dinner party? Make sure you stuff the menu with enough chicken dishes. It is our fool-proof secret, and well, is it even a secret anymore? Chicken unites all meat-lovers, and it is possibly the easiest thing to work with and let's not forget how versatile it can be if given a chance. Yes, you heard us. You can prepare a whole gamut of things using chicken, hence being boring is just not an option! If you can use chicken to make the most robust curries, you can also use it to make slightly soothing delicacies like shorba. Shorba is a kind of a soup that was popularised during the Mughal era. Made with bunch hot and soul-satisfying spices, this soup is mostly of a watery consistency and has an almost tangy undertone. Chicken shorba is a Mughlai classic that you must have tried at various restaurants, now make it at home with this stellar recipe of ours. To make this chicken shorba, you would need chicken, coriander leaves, turmeric powder, salt, cream, corn flour, ginger garlic paste, butter, lemon juice and green chilli paste.
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Weight-Loss Benefits Of Chicken Shorba:
If you cut back on corn flour, this shorba could make for an ideal weight-loss friendly-dinner. Chicken is an excellent source of lean protein or good quality protein. It helps build muscle, the more muscle you have the lesser room there is for fat to build. Protein also helps keep you satiated for long and preventing urge to binge. Eating in controlled portions is one of the key step towards sustainable weight-loss.
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How To Make Chicken Shorba:
1. Boil chicken till soft. Let it cool and shred. Save the water for later.
2. Heat butter in another pan, add ginger garlic paste. Sautee well.
3. Add shredded chicken, followed by green chilli paste and salt.
4. Then add turmeric powder, coriander leaves and mix everything well.
5. Add the chicken water, mix everything well.
6. Add some lemon juice for the extra zing. Mix again.
7. Add cream, followed by corn flour. Mix well, until combined. Let it cook for a few minutes.
Serve hot and enjoy. You can find the full recipe with detailed-list of ingredients in the video above. Try it at home and let us know how you liked it in the comments section below.
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