Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala – This flavorful dish made with grilled marinated chicken pieces in a delicious spiced curry sauce is by far one of the best ways to introduce yourself and friends to Indian cuisine.

Ingredients

For the chicken

1 3/4 pounds (800g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 tbsp (30ml) lemon juice
1 tsp (5g) salt
3/4 cup (180g) plain yogurt
6 garlic cloves, minced
1 inch (3cm) fresh ginger, finely grated
2 tsp (4g) garam masala
1 tsp (3g) turmeric powder
1 tsp (3g) red chili powder
1 tsp (3g) paprika
2 tbsp (30ml) oil

For the sauce

3 tbsp (45ml) vegetable oil
1 large onion, chopped
8 garlic cloves, minced
1 inch (3cm) fresh ginger, finely grated
1 1/2 tsp (3g) garam masala
1 1/2 tsp (4g) ground cumin
1 tsp (3g) turmeric powde
1 tsp (2g) ground coriander
1 tsp (3g) red chili powder
1 1/2 tsp (4g) paprika
28 oz (800g) tomato puree
1 1/2 tsp (7g) salt
1 cup (240g) cream
3/4 cup (180ml) water
Fresh cilantro
For serving
Naan bread
Basmati Rice

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