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Chicken Tikka Pathia (adapted from British Indian Restaurant/Take Away recipes)



4 portion(s)

Chicken Tikka

  • 1000 g chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 2 --- lemons, juice only
  • 1 level teaspoons salt
  • 250 g plain yoghurt
  • 2 level tablespoons garlic puree
  • 1 heaped tablespoons Ginger Puree
  • 1 level tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 level tablespoons Ground Coriander
  • 1 level tablespoons black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 level teaspoons Citric Acid Powder
  • 1 level teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1 level teaspoons salt, (more or less to taste)
  • 2 --- Green Chillies
  • 1 bunches coriander leaves, finely chopped

Mixed Powder

  • 3 level tablespoons ground cumin
  • 3 level tablespoons Ground Coriander
  • 4 level tablespoons curry powder
  • 3 level tablespoon paprika
  • 3 level tablespoons ground turmeric
  • 1 level tablespoons garam masala

Base Sauce

  • 900 g onions
  • 250 g rapeseed oil, can also use Canola Oil
  • 1 tablespoons salt
  • 110 g carrot
  • 60 g cabbage
  • 85 g red capsicum
  • 85 g green capsicum
  • 200 g tomatoes, preferably Roma
  • 5 level tablespoons Garlic & Ginger Paste
  • level tablespoons garam masala
  • level tablespoons ground cumin
  • level tablespoons Ground Coriander
  • level tablespoons paprika
  • 1 level tablespoons fenugreek leaves, also called Methi
  • ½ level tablespoons ground turmeric

Pathia Sauce

  • 2 level tablespoon rapeseed oil, can also use Canola Oil
  • ½ --- onion
  • 1 level tablespoon Garlic & Ginger Paste
  • 1 level tablespoons Mixed Powder, (see recipe block above)
  • ½ level teaspoons Kashmiri chilli powder, (this is a milder chilli)
  • 1 level tablespoons sugar
  • 70 g tomato paste
  • 300 g Base Sauce, (see recipe block above)
  • 1 level tablespoons Mango Chutney
  • ½ level teaspoons tamarind paste
  • ½ level teaspoons fenugreek leaves, also called Methi
  • coriander leaves, to garnish
  • salt, to taste
  • ½ --- lemon, juice only
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    Preparation 48h 0min
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Recipe's preparation

    Chicken Tikka Pathia
  1. This is a four-part process to complete the full Chicken Tikka Pathia dish. Once made the Mixed Powder can be stored in an airtight jar and the Base Sauce can be divided into portions and frozen for use in other recipes. If you only wish to make Chicken Pathia, leave out the Tikka section of the recipe. In this case dry fry the chicken pieces until lightly browned and almost cooked through. Set aside and add to the Pathia Sauce during the final stages.
  2. Chicken Tikka
  3. Place the chicken pieces in a separate bowl and squeeze the juice of two lemons over.
  4. Add the coriander leaves and stalks to the Thermomix bowl together with the green chillies cut into halves. Chop for 20 seconds, speed 6. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with the spatula.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl and combine for 1 minute, Counter-clockwise operation, speed 2.
  6. Pour the marinade mixture into the bowl with the chicken pieces and combine ensuring that the chicken pieces are completely coated. Cover the bowl with glad wrap and allow to marinate for 6 - 48 hours in a fridge. The chicken can be cooked after 30 minutes but the longer the pieces are allowed to marinate, the better the flavour will be.
  7. When ready to cook, place the chicken pieces on skewers and cook over a bbq, turning occasionally, until the chicken begins to blacken at the edges. For straight Chicken Tikka, the skewers may now be served. For Chicken Tikka Pathia remove the chicken pieces from the skewers and add them to Pathia Sauce.
  8. Mixed Powder
  9. Add all the ingredients to the Thermomix bowl and blend 30 seconds, speed 6. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula. Blend again 20 seconds, speed 2. Transfer to an airtight container and use as required.
  10. Base Sauce
  11. Cut onions into quarters and add to Thermomix bowl, Add the carrots cut into pieces, capsicums deseeded and quartered, tomatoes quartered and roughly cut cabbage. Chop 30 seconds, speed 7. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula.
  12. Add oil and saute for 4 minutes, Varoma, speed 2.
  13. Add enough water to just cover. Cook 45 minutes, 98c, Counter-clockwise operation, speed 1.5.
  14. Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl. Top up with hot water to just cover. Cook 30 minutes, 98c, Counter-clockwise operation, speed 1.5.
  15. Blend 1 minute, speed 6 increasing speed 9. Use as required. Can be frozen in portions for future use.
  16. Pathia Sauce
  17. Quarter the onion and add to the Thermomix bowl. Roughly chop 10 seconds, speed 5. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula.
  18. Add the oil, garlic and ginger paste, mango chutney and tamarind and saute 4 minutes, Varoma, Counter-clockwise operation, speed 2.
  19. Add mixed powder, chilli powder and sugar. Cook 5 minutes, 98c, Counter-clockwise operation, speed 2.
  20. Add half the Base Sauce and tomato puree, cook 5 minutes, 98c, Counter-clockwise operation, speed 2. If the mixture begins to caramelize at the edges, scrape this back into the mixture. Add the remaining base sauce and the reserved cooked chicken and fenugreek and continue cooking at 98c, Counter-clockwise operation, speed 1.5 for 10 minutes or until the sauce has thickened to your required consistency, and the chicken is fully heated through.
  21. Serve immediately on a bed of rice, garnished with coriander leaves and a squeeze of lemon juice.

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Fenugreek, also called Methi, and Kashmiri Chilli Powder can be purchased at any Indian grocery store and many Asian grocery stores.

If you cannot find Kashmiri chilli powder, a mild chilli powder will substitute.

When adding the fenugreek leaves rob them in the palms of your hands to reduce them to a powder. This also releases the flavours.

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