This recipe is especially for people who likes to do Chator ( in Hindi, used for love of eating road side street food or other spicy food )
We both love to innovate ,blend,modify various recipes so here is one of them from our kitchen.
It is actually a blend of kadahi chicken and chicken tikka masala.( very famous Indian dishes)
Ingredients you will need:
Chicken tikka Masala ( from Indian store ) to marinate the chicken overnight or at least 4 hours.
Chicken boneless 200-250 gms
Oil for cooking -2 big table-spoon.
Spices we need
Salt – 1 teaspoon
Pepper -1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder-1 teaspoon
Chilli powder 1 teaspoon ( up to your taste; you can put half or even less if you don’t eat spicy)
Tamarind sauce or paste( one big tablespoon if paste, in case of sauce use two ) This also you can get from Indian store , I think Mexican also use it .
Soya Sauce – One tablespoon ( I use light one, if you have thick one – use half a table-spoon)
Veggies needed :
Green pepper one medium size
Onion-one medium size
garlic cloves 4-5
ginger( take same amount as chopped garlic)
One green chilli (optional)
Tomato puree – 1 cup medium size
Coriander for garnishing
Preparation time : 15 minutes Cooking time : 25-30 minutes
Serves 2 people
Marinate the chicken in chicken tikka masala overnight preferably or 4 hours in refrigerator ,
use 2 big tablespoon of paste .
Chop the vegetables(onion,garlic,ginger,green pepper ,chilli,coriander) into small pieces .
Heat oil in pan, add ginger garlic first, saute for a minute and then add onion and chili.
Fry the chopped onion ,garlic, ginger until you see them turning a bit brown, Start adding spices : salt, pepper, chilli powder,turmeric, .Saute for a minute then add tomato puree.
Once you see oil is separated from gravy, add the marinated chicken and cook on low flame till you see chicken starting to look fried on both sides, add soy sauce to it and cook it a bit more and then add green peppers, tamarind sauce ,cover it over low flame for 10 minutes.
Once you see green pepper soft,and oil over the curry,you can now add the chopped coriander and mix into pan.Turn off the flame , Your chicken tikka masala karahi is ready , you can enjoy it with steamed rice or naan.
(P.S: I can eat a lot spicy sometimes so don’t copy me :D:D put it according to your spice level)