YIELD: 4-5 servings
TOTAL TIME: 30 mins
Boneless chicken cubes: 500 gms
Tomatoes: 150 gms (chopped)
Onions: 1 large sized (chopped)
Green chillies: 2 (finely chopped)
Cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste: 2 tsp
Mixed ground spices (garam masala) : 1 tsp
Cashews: 8 (soaked in warm water)
Fresh Cream: (1/2 cup)
Butter: 100 gms
Tomato ketchup: 1 tbsp
Sugar: 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder: 1- 1.5 tsp
Coriander powder: 1 tbsp
Dried fenugreek leaves: 1 tsp
Coriander leaves (chopped): 1 spring
Oil: 4 tbsp
Salt to taste
Red food colour (optional)
Marinate the chicken cubes in 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste, salt, 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder and a pinch of coriander powder.
Now shallow fry in hot oil then transfer onto a plate and keep it aside.
In this oil add cumin seeds,onions, ginger garlic paste and mix well.
Now add some water, coriander powder, cashew nuts, red chilli powder, crushed dried fenugreek leaves, green chillies, tomatoes. Mix well, cover with a lid and cook. (NOTE: You can reduce the number of green chillies or the amount of red chilli powder based on how spicy you like it)
Now add the mixture to a blender and blend into a smooth puree
In the same pan add butter, prepared puree, salt, food colour mixed in water (optional), sugar and let it boil.
Now add tomato ketchup, fresh cream, fried chicken, and mixed ground spices. Mix well and cook for 3 -5 mins. Garnish with some chopped coriander.
Switch off the flame . Serve hot with naan or rice.