Chicken Tikka Masala

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And finally here is the Indian dish par excellence: the chicken tikka masala. A blend of spices and yogurt chicken in the form of stew creamy with an unmistakable scent.


In a large bowl, place the yogurt with spices, chopped garlic, salt, lemon juice and pepper. Mix well until it forms a cream. Then put the chicken cut into cubes in the marinade and let marinate in the refrigerator for a few hours, preferably overnight.
Past the period Lay the pieces of free chicken from the marinade, which you need to take part, on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
Meanwhile in another pan fry the shallots with the olive oil, add the tomato and spices and cook for 15 minutes.
Cook the chicken pieces on the plate or in a 200 ° oven for 15 minutes until they are golden.
When the sauce is ready, add the marinade sauce and stir. Immediately after, add the diced chicken and cook for a few minutes until the tikka masala is creamy.
Season with salt if it was necessary and sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro.

Serve the chicken tikka masala hot and serve with a generous portion of basmati rice boiled

Ingredients for the marinade for 4 people:

800 GR chicken breast
500 GR plain yogurt
1 lemon
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon ground ginger
2 teaspoons garam masala
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons sweet paprika
1 teaspoon cumin
Salt and Pepper To Taste.
Ingredients for the sauce:

350 GR of chopped tomatoes
1 shallot
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 teaspoons garam masala
2 teaspoons paprika
2 teaspoons of turmeric
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon cumin
Chopped fresh cilantro