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Pea Chicken Tikka Masala

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  • 4 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless
  • 2 tablespoons natural yoghurt
  • 4 tablespoons 4 tbsp tandoori paste
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 6 cardamom pods
  • 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped 3cm piece of ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 fresh red chilli, deseeded
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 150 ml chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 1/2 lemon, juice
  • 250 g frozen peas
    Birds Eye Field Fresh Garden Peas 400g Frozen
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • Handful chopped coriander, to garnish
  • Natural yoghurt, to serve


  1. Cut the chicken into chunks and mix with the yoghurt and tandoori paste, leave to marinate for a couple of hours, stirring occasionally.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep pan, when hot, add the cinnamon, cardamom and onion, fry gently for 5 minutes until the onions are soft and beginning to turn brown, add the ginger, garlic, cumin, coriander, chilli and turmeric and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Once the spices have cooked, add the chicken with marinade, fry for 4 minutes then add the chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, chicken stock, gram masala, lemon juice and peas. Stir well and season with sea salt and black pepper. Simmer on a low heat for about 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.
  4. Serve with rice or naan bread and garnish with freshly chopped coriander and a generous spoonful of natural yoghurt.



Nutritional information

  KCal Fat Sat.fat Sugar Salt
Info per serving 413 15.2 2 16 1.8
* The nutritional information relating to a prepared statement after serving (190g)
**GDA = Guideline Daily intake based on a food intake of 2,000 kcal. Personal requirements vary depending on age, sex, weight and physical activity.
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