Chicken Tikka Masala With Capsicum

How about turning left over grilled chicken into a wonderful Chicken Tikka Masala...vegetarians could use Paneer (cottage cheese).

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Preparation Time: 
60 minutes
Cooking Time: 
20 minutes


2 small Onions (chopped finely)
2 medium Tomatoes (chopped finely)
1 medium Capsicum (chopped lenghtwise)
3/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic paste
1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
1 teaspoon Chili powder
1 teaspoon Garam masala
2 tablespoons Yogurt
2 tablespoons vegetable Oil
Heat the oil in a cooking pan and temper with cumin seeds.Next add the onions and fry till they are dark brown in color.
Add all the dry powders and fry for about a minute or till the spices are well combined.
Add the ginger-garlic paste and stir for about a minute. Now add in the chopped green pepper. Sauté for about 5 minutes or till the peppers are semi done and then add the tomatoes.
Once the tomatoes are cooked whisk in the yogurt and add. Stir for a couple of minutes.
Lastly add the boneless Chicken Tikkas. Garnish with chopped coriander. Finally season with some salt