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Tikka Curry Paste

Tikka Curry Paste
Article Number : 09.020.230
Unit/Weight : 300Gr
Brand : Mida
Country : India

Tikka (or Teeka, Teekka) is a type of Indian and Pakistani food. The word that comes from Persian (piece) and is pronounced [ʈɪkkaː] in Hindi and Urdu  refers to a piece of meat, such as a cutlet, and the popular dish chicken tikka is made of chicken cutlets in a marinade.

A westernised version, chicken tikka masala, a curry, is a widely popular dish in the United Kingdom. The marinade used in the preparation of chicken tikka is also sometimes called tikka, it is made from a mixture of aromatic spices and yoghurt.  Paneer prepared in a tandoor is also known as Paneer Tikka.

Tasty Chicken Tikka Masala

 

Ingredients

Serves: 4

1 (400g) can Heinz Cream of Tomato Soup

2 tbsp vegetable oil

25g butter

4 tbsp tikka masala curry paste

3 onions, diced

2 red peppers, deseeded and diced

4 chicken breasts, cubed

1 (400g) tin of chopped tomatoes

30g mango chutney

50g low fat natural yoghurt

Freshly chopped coriander leaves

 

Preparation method

Prep: 10 mins | Cook: 25 mins

1. Heat 2 tbsp vegetable oil and 25g butter in a large casserole dish on the hob. Add 3 diced onions and cook until soft and golden.

2. Add the 4 tbsp of tikka masala curry paste and 2 diced red peppers. Cook for 5 minutes more.

3. Add 4 cubed chicken breasts and stir well to mix in the paste. Cook for 2 minutes.

4. Pour in 1 (400g) tin of chopped tomatoes and 1 (400g) can of Heinz Cream of Tomato soup. Gently simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through.

5. Stir through 30g of mango chutney and 50g of low fat natural yoghurt. Allow to warm through.

6. Scatter with chopped coriander and serve with basmati rice and naan bread.