- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 1/2 tbs garlic & ginger puree
- 400g can chopped tomatoes
- chilli powder
- pinch of sugar
- 30g ghee or 2 tbs oil
- 125ml water
- 1 tbs tomato puree
- 40g butter, chopped
- 1/2 tsp each of garam masala, ground cumin & ground coriander
- 8 cooked tandoori chicken pieces [i cut up a fillet into bite size pieces]
- 4 tbs cream
- salt and pepper
- chopped cashew nuts and fresh coriander sprigs to garnish
Put the onion and ginger into a food processor and whiz until a paste is formed. Add the tomatoes, chilli powder, sugar and salt and blend again.
Melt the ghee in a pan. Add the tomato mixture and water and stir in the puree. Bring to the boil, then reduce and simmer for 5 mins until the sauce thickens.
Stir in half the butter, the garam masala, cumin and coriander. Add the chicken and simmer for about 10mins.
Lightly beat the cream in a small bowl with some of the hot sauce mixture, then beat into the pan. Add the remaining butter and mix through. Garnish and serve with rice.
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14-Apr-2012 06:00 PM
15-Apr-2012 05:44 AM
Yum! Sis, would you know if i can use an alternative to garam masala? I can't find it here in Lebanon.
15-Apr-2012 11:57 AM
Sorry sis i have no idea, but apparently you can make your own. Here's one link
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16-Apr-2012 01:24 AM
Jazakillahu khairan sis. I thought garam masala was a type of spice, not a mix of different types of spices. I'll try that some day inshallah.