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Chicken Makhani
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Chicken Makhani

By stephaniecave (GoodFood Community)
A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.40 ratingsRate
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2
This is a cheat's version, fabulously flavoursome, extremely easy and quick and very low in fat!


  • 230g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon tomato puree
  • 2-3 cm piece grated root ginger
  • 2 or 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1-2 green chillis, deseeded (or leave them in if you like it hot!)
  • 200ml chicken stock
  • 15g ground almonds
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 200g pack of cooked chicken tikka fillets (i use tesco)
  • 1 tbsp reduced fat butter
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • bunch fresh coriander


  • STEP 1
    Place chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, ginger, garlic, chillis, chicken stock in a saucepan and simmer fairly briskly, uncovered, for about 10 minutes, until the sauce has thickened and reduced.
  • STEP 2
    Stir in the ground almonds, sugar and chicken pieces, heating through gently for about 7 minutes.
  • STEP 3
    Stir in the butter, garam masala and coriander.
  • STEP 4
    Serve straightaway, with some plain boiled rice or a naan bread.
  • STEP 5

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