CLAY POT CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA


This is a dish cooked only in clay pot and one

pot cooking,

The grilling or roasting part is also done in the

clay pot.

This recipe is purely my own find,it just took its

course while I was preparing lunch for Easter.

After the preparation,I added scrambled eggs to

garnish.You can add fried egg pieces or boiled

egg pieces if you prefer.

To the recipe now

INGREDIENTS

For the marinade

500 gm chicken

1 tblsp ginger garlic paste

1 tsp amchur powder (dry mango powder)

or 2 tblsp vinegar

2-3 tblsp curd

1 tblsp lime juice

1 tblsp red chilli powder

3/4 tblsp cummin powder

1/2 tsp garam masala powder

1 tblsp mustard oil / normal oil

Salt to taste

Oil to grill chicken 2-3 tblsp

METHOD

Marinade the chicken for minimum 30 minutes

To prepare the chicken

Add the oil to the clay pot,and arrange the

chicken pieces .Cook on a slow fire,turning it to

sides . This will give out some water.Remove

the water, and keep it separate.Remove the

chicken pieces also and keep separate.

For the masala

2 big onions sliced

4 tomatoes chopped

1 tsp saunf seeds

1 -2 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder

1-2 slit green chillies

Salt to taste .

Kasuri methi leaves

2 tblsp oil

1/2-1 tsp pepper powder(to sprinkle at the end)

METHOD

In the same clay pot,add oil ,saunf and onions

and sauté till brown.

Remove the onions,and add chopped tomatoes

and the rest of the ingredients and cook till

tomatoes are soft.

Now add the tomato mix to the onion and

blend coarsely.

Return the mixture to the clay pot. Add the

grilled chicken pieces, and cook in the masala

till well blended.

Now add the remaing stock ( 1/2 cup )and cook

till you get the masala consistency .

Add methi leaves.

Sprinkle pepper powder,and add green chillies

and scrambled eggs.

I shoved the masala to aside and scrambled

in the same pot itself 😀.

This masala was awesome , and could be

served with rotis, rice .

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