Chicken Tikka masala (Roasted Chicken in Gravy)
Chicken tikka masala is a non vegetarian side dish Recipe. Here Spicy Chicken tikkas are served with Gravy. It is usually served with Naan or Rumali roti.
Chicken (boneless) 250 grams (9 ounce)
Curd 4 tablespoon
Ginger garlic paste 2 tablespoon(all in equal quantity)
Jaifal and javitri powder (Mace and nutmeg powder) 1 tablespoon
Garam masala powder ½ tablespoon
Refined oil 4 tablespoon
Cashew Paste 2 tablespoon
Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon
Char magaz Paste 2 tablespoon
Onion paste ½ cup
Tomato Puree 400 Gms
Salt 1 tablespoon
Marinate the chicken with curd, ½ tablespoon salt, 1 tablespoon of ginger, garlic, ½ tablespoon of red chilli powder, half of jaifal and javitri powder and half of garam masala for 30 mintues.
Once the chicken has been marinated, take two grilling sticks and pierce it through the chicken pieces. Brush little oil over the pieces and slowly roast them over the gas stove till the chicken become little soft and the aroma starts coming.
For the gravy put rest of the oil in a pan. Once the oil is heated add the onion paste and the remaining ginger, garlic and red chili powder. Sauté for 2-3 mintues. Add the tomato puree(or whole tomatoes) & breing down the heat. Simmer for 15-20 mins.
Add the cashew paste, curd, char magaz batta, garam masala, jaifal and javitri powder and salt. Saute for few more mintues.
Finally add the roasted chicken and mix well. Cook on low flame for 10 mintues with the lid on. Chicken tikka masala is ready.
You can substitute Curd with light/heavy cream and also balance the taste with some sugar, if the gravy is too sour for your liking.