Main Dishes

Traditional Chicken Tikka Masala

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Tender chicken cooked on a griddle, then finished in a delicious rich cream sauce made with spices and a cashew nut paste.

4
6 chicken thighs, cut into chunks
Optional

½ pepper, chopped into large chunks
½ onion, chopped into large chunks
1 tomato, chopped into large chunks
Marinade

½ tsp salt
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander seeds, crushed
3cm piece ginger
3 cloves garlic
3 tbsp Greek yoghurt
1 heaped tsp fenugreek
Juice of 1 lime
2 tbsp mustard oil, to cook
Masala Sauce

1 tbsp oil
5cm stick cassia bark
3 green cardamoms
2 bay leaves
3 cloves
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 large onion, minced or very finely diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp ginger, minced
2 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp coriander seeds
3 fresh tomatoes
1-2 tbsp cashew nuts
1 tsp salt
½ tsp turmeric
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp dried fenugreek leaf (kasoori methi)
100ml double cream
Handful fresh coriander, chopped
Heat oil in a pan and add the cassia, cardamom, bay leaves, cloves and cumin seeds. Once fragrant add onions and cook gently for about 20 minutes until golden brown. Add salt to taste then add the turmeric,...
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Nutritions

Calories
143

Sodium
1023mg
42% DV

Fat
5g
7% DV

Protein
4g
9% DV

Carbs
20g
7% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV