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Chicken Tikka Masala

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Ninja Foodi Blender & Soup Maker HB150
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 40 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Chicken Tikka Masala

A easy recipe for Chicken Tikka Masala. Serve with Rice, Naan or Chappati.

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Ingredients

For the chicken

  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 3/4 tsp red chilli powder
  • 3/4 tsp ground turmeric
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp crushed ginger
  • 250ml plain yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt
  • 2lb chicken breast, skin removed, cut into chunks

For the masala

  • 2 tbsp ghee or veg oil
  • 1 small onion, sliced finely
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp ginger, crushed
  • 250g tinned chopped tomatoes, blended
  • 100ml double cream
  • Handful coriander, chopped

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Method

  • Step 1

    Combine Cumin, Coriander, Chilli, Turmeric, Garlic, Ginger, Yoghurt, Lemon and Salt in a bowl.

  • Step 2

    Whisk to combine.

  • Step 3

    Pour marinade all over chicken and mix using your hands. Set aside for 20 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Heat Ghee in a pot. Add Onions, and cook till golden brown. About 10 minutes. Add Garlic and Ginger and cook for 2 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Add chopped Tomatoes and cook covered on low for 8 – 10 minutes.

  • Step 6

    Puree the Onion and tomatoes mixture by transferring to the blender.

  • Step 7

    Line an oven tray with foil and add marinaded chicken. Place under the Grill and cook for 10 – 15 minutes. Add tomato back to pot, stir in Chicken. Stir in Cream.

  • Step 8

    Top with Coriander. Season to taste with salt.

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