Friday, February 20, 2009

Chicken Tikka Masala

Ingredients: For Marination
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Chili Powder - 1ts
Coriander Powder - 1tsp
Cardamom Powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala Powder - 1/2 tsp
Kasuthri Methi (Fenugreek ) Powder - 1tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tsp
Lemon juice
Yogurt (thick) - 1/2 cup
Red food colour (optional)
Salt as required
Boneless Chicken (thigh Piece) - 1lb Cut into small cubes
Onion, green bell pepper, tomato - 1 cup chopped into small cubes

For Gravy:
Finely chopped Onion - 1
Tomato - 2
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2tsp
Cashew - 2 tsp
Cumin Seed(jeera) - 1tsp
Coriander Powder - 2 tsp
Cumin Powder - 2tsp
Chili Powder - 1 tsp
Whole Garam Masala (Cardamom -2, bay leaves, clove, cinamon stick)
Salt as required

Method : For Marination
Prepare the marinade by whisking all the ingredients under for marination in a large bowl. Mix the chicken pieces and the vegetables to the marinade. Close the bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour. Pour little oil in a non - stick pan and fry the marinated chicken and vegetables for 15 mins and keep aside.
For Gravy
Blend tomato and cashew together to a fine paste. Pour oil in a pan, put the whole garam masala and cumin seeds. When the seeds sputter add the chopped onion and saute it till it turns to light brown, add ginger garlic paste. Next add all powders and mix well, pour the tomato and cashew paste. If required add little water to it.Close and cook for 5 mins. Now add the fried chicken and cook untill all the masala smell is gone and chicken is well cooked. Garnish with cilantro. Enjoy this dish with chapati, nan, roti or even plain rice.

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