Timer Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Cook Time: 30 mins
Portions Serves: 4


Ricotta lends extra depth and creaminess to the complexity of this crowd-pleaser and family favourite.


2 tbsp (30 mL) Butter

2 tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped garlic

2 tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped ginger

1 tsp (5 mL) mustard seeds

1 tsp (5 mL) cumin seeds

2 tbsp (30 mL) crushed dried fenugreek leaves (optional)

1 tsp (5 mL) red chili flakes

1 tsp (5 mL) garam masala

Salt and freshly ground pepper

1 lb (450 g) skinless, boneless chicken breast, cubed

1 can (14 oz – 400 g) crushed tomatoes

1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Ricotta

1/4 cup (60 mL) coarsely chopped cilantro (optional)


In a skillet, melt butter and cook garlic and ginger for 30 seconds or until garlic turns lightly golden.

Add mustard, cumin, fenugreek if desired, chili, garam masala, salt and pepper; cook for another 30 seconds.

Add chicken and cook for 6–8 minutes.

Stir in tomatoes and Ricotta. Cook for 4–6 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked.

Sprinkle with some cilantro if desired and serve with naan bread.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 336 Fat 18g
Sodium 284mg Calcium 229mg/21%
Carbohydrate 10g Fibre 3.2g
Protein 34g

*The percentage of calcium is based on the Osteoporosis Canada’s daily calcium requirement for people under 50 years of age of 1000 mg.

Osteoporosis Canada’s position on nutrition for healthy bones focuses on calcium and vitamin D while stressing a well-balanced diet which includes fiber and whole grains, vitamins and minerals and protein.