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Spicy Chicken Curry

with Ginger and Tomatoes

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Spicy Chicken Curry

Spicy Chicken Curry - This Indian-style dish boasts an irresistible aroma

30 min.
12 h. 30 min.
Ready in
very easy


for 2 servings
12 ounces
2 ounces
Tikka masala paste
3 tablespoons
small red Onions
1 piece
Ginger root (About 30 g)
1 tablespoon
15 ounces
Canned tomatoes (Drained)
1 tablespoon
3 ounces
black Pepper
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Kitchen utensils

1 Skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Can opener

Preparation steps

Step 1/5
Spicy Chicken Curry preparation step 1

Rinse chicken and pat dry. Cut into thick slices, then cubes. 

Step 2/5
Spicy Chicken Curry preparation step 2

In a bowl, combine Tikka Masala Seasoning Mix, yogurt and chicken cubes; mix well. Cover and refrigerate overnight, if desired for maximum flavor.

Step 3/5
Spicy Chicken Curry preparation step 3

Peel the onions and cut into thick strips. Peel and finely chop ginger. Heat oil in a skillet; sauté onions and ginger until fragrant, about 2-3 minutes. Add diced chicken and fry until lightly browned, about 1 minute.

Step 4/5
Spicy Chicken Curry preparation step 4

Lightly crush tomatoes and add to skillet along with tomato paste and 125 ml water (approximately 2 tablespoons); bring to a boil. Cover and cook over medium heat until tomatoes are softened, about 10 minutes.

Step 5/5
Spicy Chicken Curry preparation step 5

Toward the end of the cooking time, pour in a bit of the soy milk; bring to a boil again quickly. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with remaining soy milk. Sprinkle to taste with nigella seeds (or substitute fennel seeds). Serve with brown rice, if desired.

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