Chicken Tikka Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 green chilli (optional)
  • 1 red chilli (optional)
  • 1/2 green cored capsicum
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Chicken Tikka Masala
  • 1kg Chicken breast cut into 1 inch cubes
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp almond meal
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan until hot.
  2. Add the onion, ginger, garlic, chillies and capsicum, sauté.
  3. Lower the heat, add the Chicken Tikka Masala to the pan, stir well and fry until aromatic.
  4. Add the meat and seal on high heat, stir well.
  5. Add the tomato paste, ground almonds, water, lemon juice and salt and simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Puree the sauce in a blender and return the sauce to the pan and add the chicken and seal it well.
  7. Add the cream and simmer for a few minutes.
  8. Garnish with chopped coriander, yoghurt and cumin seeds.
  9. Serve the curry with rice, Naan bread, yoghurt and chutney.