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Chicken Tikka Masala

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This is an easy recipe for Chicken Tikka Masala / Murgh Tikka Masala / Murg Tikka Masala. Chicken marinated in yogurt and spices and then served in a tomato cream sauce. Chicken tikka masala stimulates the senses on even the most beer-hazed Friday night.
Ingredients
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Cloves 3
  Bay leaf 1
  Cardamom 1
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ginger garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tomato puree 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fenugreek leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cooked chicken tikka 300 Gram
  Coriander leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
Directions

MAKING
1. In a wok, heat the oil and add in the cloves, bay leaf and cardamom. Let them crackle for a few seconds and add in the cumin seeds.
2. Add in the onion puree and sauté until golden brown, followed by ginger – garlic paste and sauté until rawness is removed.
3. Season with salt, red chili powder, coriander powder and garam masala. Fry on low heat for 2 minutes and pour in the water, cook for another 2 – 3 minutes.
4. Add in the tomato puree and cream, cover with the lid. Cook for 4 – 5 minutes until paste is reduced to half.
5. Add in the fenugreek leaves and chicken tikka , toss well. Cook for a few minutes.

SERVING
6. Garnish the chicken with coriander leaves and serve with naan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Curried
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
Pregnancy, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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