Tikka Masala


Indian food – not spicy!!

my recipe is adapted from this original recipe: http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp?recipe=65763

Minutes to Prepare: 20
Minutes to Cook: 20
Number of Servings: 4
6 Chicken tenderloins diced small
4 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp ground cardamom
1/2 to 3/4  onion chopped finely
1 tsp ground (powdered) ginger 
2 tsp garlic, chopped
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 tsp garam masala
1/4 cup (to 1/2 cup, depending on how thick you like it) tomato puree
Salt to taste
Coriander to garnish1/4 cup waterPut the oil into a pan over a medium heat. When hot, add the ground cardamom. Add the onions and cook while stirring, until brown. Add the spices , garlic, cumin, coriander, turmeric, garam masala and chili powder and stir. Add the remaining ingredients. Add the tomato and puree and stir until thoroughly combined. Pour in the water and bring to a gentle simmer, stirring constantly. Taste the sauce and season with salt.
Add the chicken cubes and mix well into the masala. Simmer for 10-12 minutes, until the chicken is cooked and tender. Garnish and serve .
Number of Servings: 4


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