Chicken Tikka Masala

Ingredients:

  • Chicken (boneless ): 250 gm
  • Vinegar/Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
  • Yogurt/Curd: 50 gm
  • Onion: 1 no (medium)
  • Tomato: 1 no (medium)
  • Ginger paste: 2 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste: 2 teaspoon
  • Chilly powder: 1  teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Salt: 2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder: half teaspoon
  • Cumin seed: 1 teaspoon
  • Milk: half cup (100ml)
  • Oil: 5 tablespoon
  • Butter: 20 gm
  • Clove: 4-5 no.
  • Green cardamom: 2 no.
  • Bay leaf: 1 no.
  • Cinnamon: 2 inch stick

Procedure for making tikka:

  1. Take the chicken in a bowl and wash it. Rub the lemon juice/vinegar. Keep aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Wash the chicken again.
  3. Marinate the chicken with yogurt/curd and 1 teaspoon ginger, garlic paste , half teaspoon turmeric powder and 1 teaspoon salt, leave it for minimum about 30 minutes. You can leave it for longer period also but then keep it in refrigerator.
  4. Cook it into the barbecue/grill or shallow fry with less oil.

Procedure making tikka masala:

  1. Heat oil in a fry pan. When smoke is coming, put green cardamom, cinnamon, cumin seed and bay leaf then fry for few seconds.
  2. Add 1 teaspoon ginger paste and garlic paste , stir few seconds and then add onion paste and tomato paste. Fry on low flame about 8 -10 minutes till dark golden brown color appears .
  3. Add chilly powder ,coriander powder and turmeric powder. Fry few seconds.
  4. Add 20 gm of butter and half cup of milk slowly.
  5. Boil the gravy.
  6. Add chicken tikka in it . Simmer the flame (at least 10 -15 minutes) .
  7. Add Garam masala powder .

Serve with rice.

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