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Chicken Tikka Masala

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Total Time:
7 hours
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Broil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb - Chicken breast
  • 3 oz - tikka paste
  • 1/2 cup - Curd
  • 4 tsp- oil
  • 1 tsp - Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - Ginger paste
  • 1 - large onion, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1 - large tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup - heavy Cream
  • 20 - cashews, ground

How to Make

  • Cut chicken into cubes.
  • Mix with yogurt and tikka paste and marinate in the refrigerator for 4-6 hours.
  • Thread on bamboo skewers and broil in the oven for 10-12 mins, or until chicken is almost cooked. Rotate the pan at least once to ensure even cooking.
  • Remove from the oven and set aside while making the curry.
  • Reserve the marinade.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the onion. Fry for 5 mins.
  • Add the ginger and garlic paste. Stir for 2 mins.
  • Add the turmeric, followed by the remaining spices. Fry for 2-3 mins.
  • Combine 1/2 cup lukewarm water with the marinade. Slowly add this mixture to the pan, letting about half of the liquid to get absorbed.
  • Add the chopped tomato and stir briefly.
  • Add the salt and fry until the tomato softens.
  • Add the cashews, cream and chicken pieces. Cover and simmer on low heat for approximately 10-15 mins.
  • Remove from heat and serve with rice or naan.