Chicken Tikka Masala (Hansol Doh)

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Ingredients

1st marinade

  • 1
    tbsp Garlic & ginger paste
  • Chicken thighs
    deboned & cut into pieces
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1
    tsp Salt
  • 1
    tsp Chili pow

Marinade 2

  • Mustard oil
  • 1
    tsp Chili powder
  • 1/2
    tsp Tumeric
  • 2
    tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2
    tsp Salt
  • 2
    tsp Garam masala
  • 1
    tsp Cumin pow
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1
    cup Plain yoghurt

Makhni Gravy

  • Ghee/butter
  • 2
    Red onion
    finely sliced
  • 1
    tsp Oil
  • 2-3
    Bay leaves
  • 300-400
    ml Water
  • 1
    tsp Cumin seeds

Onion-tomato masala

  • 1
    tbsp Honey
  • 2
    Onion
  • Pinch of Kasuri methi
  • 2
    tbsp Ghee
  • 1
    tbsp Garam masala
  • 1
    tbsp Red chili pow
  • 1
    tbsp Red Chili pow
  • 1
    tbsp Cumin & coriander pow
  • 1
    cup Heavy cream
  • 1/2
    tsp Tumeric
  • 1
    tsp Cumin seeds
  • Butter
  • Fresh coriander
  • 2-3
    Fresh green chilies
  • 2
    tbsp Garlic-ginger paste
  • 3
    Medium sized Fresh tomatoes

Instructions

1
Chicken thighs (deboned & cut into pieces), Juice of 1/2 lemon, 1 tsp Salt, 1 tbsp Garlic & ginger paste, 1 tsp Chili pow. Marinate for 1 hour.
2
Heat Mustard oil til smoking, then cool to room temp. Add other ingredients for marinade 2. Mix well into chicken, marinade for 6h/overnight.
3
Cook in oven/pan 15-20mins until charred on all sides. Set aside.
4
Pan, 1 tsp Oil + Ghee/butter: cook 1 tsp Cumin seeds + 2-3 Bay leaves + 2 Red onion (finely sliced) til onions slightly color
5
Add remaining ingredients, stir and cook on high heat 4-5 mins
6
Add 300-400 ml Water. Cover and cook on medium heat for 15-20 mins. Take off heat & cool. Blend into smooth paste (add water if needed)
7
Pan, medium heat - 2 tbsp Ghee, cook 1 tsp Cumin seeds & 2 Onion til light golden brown
8
Add 2-3 Fresh green chilies, 2 tbsp Garlic-ginger paste, 1 tbsp Red chili pow. Add splash of water to halt burning if too hot,
9
Add 1/2 tsp Tumeric + 1 tbsp Red Chili pow + 1 tbsp Cumin & coriander pow + 1 tbsp Garam masala + 3 Medium sized Fresh tomatoes; cook til sauce thickens
10
Assemble: add blended curry sauce & leftover marinade + 1 tbsp Honey; cook 4-5 mins Add 1 cup Heavy cream, Butter, Pinch of Kasuri methi. Blend again.
11
Add cooked chicken tikka. Gently stir and cook 2-3mins
12
Garnish with Fresh coriander, serve with not basmati rice/naan/roti
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Chicken thighs (deboned & cut into pieces), Juice of 1/2 lemon, 1 tsp Salt, 1 tbsp Garlic & ginger paste, 1 tsp Chili pow. Marinate for 1 hour.