Gluten Free Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

Ingredients

2 large onions (roughly chopped)
1 tomato (roughly chopped)
4 cloves of garlic (minced)
2 tbsp of butter
450g chicken thigh
1 tsp turmeric
5 tbsp tomato paste
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp cumin seed powder
1 tsp coriander seed powder
1 inch square of ginger (minced)
Pinch of black pepper
4 good tablespoons of natural yoghurt (dairy free if required)
4 tbsp cream (dairy free if required)
Accompaniments to serve – rice, popadums etc

Method

  1. Dice chicken breast and place in a large bowl.
  2. Add turmeric, garam masala, coriander seed powder, cumin seed powder, garlic, ginger, pepper and 4 tablespoons of yoghurt.
  3. Put on some rice now if you are having your curry with rice.
  4. Allow to marinade as long as possible, even if it is while you prep the other ingredients.
  5. Add butter to a pan. Allow the butter to melt.
  6. Caramelise onions in the butter.
  7. Add the tomato and cook till soft.
  8. Add tomato paste and chilli – stir.
  9. Add the cream gradually continuously stirring.
  10. Allow the mixture to cook for 1 minute.
  11. Add the marinated chicken.
  12. Cook until chicken is soft.
  13. Serve.

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