Garam Masala Chicken with Lentils

  • Prep Time:
    15 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    30 minutes

  • Yield:
    4 servings


  • 3 cups water
  • 1 1/4 cups truRoots® Organic Sprouted Lentil Blend
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic, divided
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro, divided, plus additional for garnish
  • 1 (5.3 oz) container plain Greek yogurt (2/3 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons pure olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon Santa Cruz Organic® Pure Lime Juice
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala seasoning
  • 1 1/4 pounds boneless chicken tenders


  1. BRING water to boil in large pot. Add lentils, 1/2 teaspoon each salt and garlic. Reduce to gentle boil. Cook just until tender, about 5 to 8 minutes. Drain. Stir in 1 tablespoon cilantro. Cover to keep warm.
  2. COMBINE yogurt, 1 tablespoon olive oil, lime juice, garam masala, remaining 1 teaspoon salt, 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic and 1 tablespoon cilantro in large bowl. Add chicken tenders mixing to coat completely.
  3. HEAT remaining tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, or until golden brown. Spoon lentils onto serving platter. Top with chicken. Garnish with chopped cilantro.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Calories Per Serving: 380
Total Fat Grams: 6g
Calories From Fat Grams: 50
Saturated Fat Grams: 0.5g
Saturated Fat Grams Percent Daily Value: 3%
Cholesterol: 85mg
Cholesterol Percent Daily Value: 28%
Sodium: 850mg
Sodium Percent Daily Value: 35%
Carbohydrates: 33g
Carbohydrates Percent Daily Value: 11%
Dietary Fiber: 9g
Dietary Fiber Percent Daily Value: 36%
Sugars: 2g
Protein: 48g
Calcium Percent Daily Value: 10%
Vitamin C Percent Daily Value: 15%
Iron Percent Daily Value: 30%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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