Chicken Tikka Masala

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May. 10, 2011

Ingredients

Boneless chicken breasts 4
Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon (Fresh)
Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) , finely chopped
Ginger root piece 2 Inch , finely chopped
Green chili pepper 1 , chopped (Hot)
Cumin seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Oil 3 Tablespoon
Onion 1 Medium , finely chopped
Finely chopped gingerroot 1/2 Teaspoon
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , finely chopped
Hot green chili To Taste
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Turmeric 1/4 Teaspoon
Tomato paste 2 Teaspoon
Tomato 1/2 , chopped
Green bell pepper 1/2 , chopped
Lemon 1 1/2 , juiced
White vinegar 2 Teaspoon
Whipping cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Butter 2 Tablespoon
Lemon slices 4 (For Garnish)
Green bell pepper slice 4 (For Garnish)
Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Chopped tomatoes 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Garnish)
Chopped onion 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Garnish)

Directions

Rinse chicken and pat dry.

Combine 1 tablespoon tomato paste, cilantro, 3 cloves of garlic, 2-inch piece of gingerroot, 1 chili pepper, 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds, 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder and yogurt in bowl; mix well.

Add chicken, tossing to coat.

Marinate, covered, in refrigerator overnight.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Place chicken in baking pan.

Bake, covered, for 20 minutes.

Cut chicken breasts into 12 pieces.

Heat oil in large saucepan.

Add 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds and onion.

Saute for 2 minutes.

Add 1/2 teaspoon gingerroot, 1 clove of garlic, green chilies, salt, turmeric and 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder; mix well.

Stir in chicken, 2 teaspoons tomato paste, tomato, green pepper, lemon juice and vinegar.

Add cream and butter.

Cook until oil rises to top and mixture is light orange.

Garnish with lemon slices, green pepper, cilantro, tomatoes and chopped onion.

Serve with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 274Calories from Fat 141

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 143 mg5.96%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 22 g44%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet