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Chicken Tikka Masala

3.48 from 23 votes

Ingredients
  

Chicken

  • 2 lbs boneless Chicken
  • Juice of 1/2 Lime
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Ginger & Garlic paste
  • 2 tbsps Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 1 tbsp dried Fenugreek or Kasuri Methi
  • 1 cup Onion petals
  • 1 cup pieces of Green Pepper
  • 2 large green Chillies

Gravy

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsps Mustard Oil
  • 1/2 cups diced Onion
  • 1 tsp Ginger & Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups pureed Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp dried Fenugreek or Kasuri Methi

To finish

  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 more tsp dried fenugreek
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tbsps of heavy cream

Instructions
 

  • Marinate the boneless chicken with the lime juice, salt, pepper, chilli, turmeric and cumin powder
  • Add the Garam Masala, ginger and garlic paste, yogurt, mustard oil, dried fenugreek and marinate
  • Skewer together with the onion petals and green pepper and BBQ
  • Also BBQ the green chillies
  • To make the gravy, heat up the regular and mustard oil and saute the diced onion
  • Add the ginger and garlic paste, red chilli, turmeric and cumin powder, garam masala, salt to taste, pureed tomatoes water and dried fenugreek
  • Add all the cooked chicken, onion petals and green pepper to the gravy
  • Also add the green chillies and add the extra salt, dried fenugreek, chilli powder & Garam Masala and cook for 5 - 10 mins
  • Finish off with the heavy cream