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Peshwari Pitta Naan and Chicken Tikka Masala

  • Prep Time5 min
  • Cook Time10 min
  • Total Time15 min
  • Cuisine
    • Indian

Ingredients

For the Curry

  • 1 jar of good quality Tikka masala paste
  • 800g chickpeas or 2 tins drained and rinsed
  • 1 tin chopped tomato
  • 500ml vegetable stock
  • 300ml plain yogurt
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • Large thumb sized piece of ginger grated
  • 4 fat garlic cloves grated
  • Punch of coriander stalks chopped (optional)
  • 2 tbs light oil
  • Good pinch of salt and lots of freshly ground black pepper
  • Juice of 1 lime

Peshwari Pita Naan

  • 1 packet BFree Pita Breads
  • 4 tbs ground almond
  • 4 tbs desiccated coconut
  • 2 tbs caster sugar
  • 2 tbs raisins or sultanas
  • 1 tsp black onion seeds (optional)
  • Small bunch coriander leaves
  • A pinch of salt and black pepper

To serve

  • Basmati rice
  • Sesame seeds
  • Black onion seeds
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • 4 tbs plain yogurt
  • Lime wedges

Method

1

In a large pan sauté, the onions until translucent and lightly caramelized.

2

Add the grated garlic, coriander stalks if using and ginger and stir to combine, continue to cook for a minute or so before adding the curry paste, stir again and continue to cook until fragrant.

3

Add the chopped tomatoes, chickpeas, veggie stock and stir to combine, bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Cook on a low heat for a bout 20 minutes.

While the curry is cooking, combine all the ingredients for the pitta naan, except the coriander in small bowl. Set aside.

4

Spilt the pita breads on one side and spread evenly with the filling, if using add the coriander leaves.

5

Just before serving heat a gridle pan or regular frying and cook the pittas on each side for a few minutes, until charred and the sweet butter mix has melted.

6

Cut each into three and keep warm until ready to serve or serve immediately.

7

Just before serving stir in the plain yogurt, the juice of a lime into the curry, along with some salt and pepper. Check for seasoning and adjust accordingly.

8

Serve with rice if you with and garnish with any of the suggestions above.

  • Nutrition Facts

  • Amount per serving
  • Calories0
  • % Daily Value*
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