Chicken Tikka Masala crackdown: trying to recreate my fav restaurants dish. so far. here it is:
meat prep: 1/2 chicken cubed bitsize
1/2 red bell pepper
1/2 green bell pepper in bitsize chunks
marinate in 1/2 teasp beetroot powder for about 1 hour. when done poach in 1/2 stick butter.add to sauce.
2 teasp shahi jeera ( cumin)
3 teasp sweet paprika powder
3/4 teasp cayenne pepper powder
1/2 teasp turmeric powder
1.5 teasp kashmiri chili powder
3/4 teasp sslt
1.5 teasp sugar
1 cup tomato sauce
1 handfull cilantro
1/2 sm purple onion roughly chopped
2 large garlic gloves smashed
--------blend together till sauce-----
add spice mix into ssuce heat in wok. add butter poached chicken incl buttersauce it was poached in. simmer about 10 minutes till nice combined.
add around a 3 cm piece of ground cinnsmon bark to everything. turn off heat. add sbout 1/2 to 1 cup of heavy cream.
serve w garlic naan or rice.