EVO Tikka Masala

Tikka Masala Spice Mix 
2-3 green cardamoms 
1 bay leaf 
3-4 Kashmiri red chillis, whole 
1-inch cinnamon stick
8-10 black peppercorns 
1 tsp cumin seeds 
3-4 cloves 
EVO Marination
¼ cup cashew cream 
1 tbsp Kasuri methi 
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
½ tbsp oil 
1 tsp prepared spice mix
For the Gravy
1 medium-sized onion, roughly chopped 
2 medium-sized tomatoes, roughly chopped 
8-10 cashews 
8-10 garlic cloves 
1-inch ginger, roughly chopped 
1 tbsp Kasuri methi 
2-3 green chillies 
1 cup brown onions paste
Salt to taste 
1 tsp coriander powder 
1 tsp garam masala 
Prepared spice mix
Marinated EVO 
A handful of coriander leaves 
To prepare the spice mix, add all the ingredients in a pan and dry roast till they become fragrant. 
Allow these spices to cool down at room temperature and grind them into a fine powder. Set aside till in use. 
Now prepare the marinade by adding all the ingredients to a bowl & mixing well. Also add in the EVO Boiled Egg White cubes in the mix. Refrigerate for 20-30 minutes. 
Meanwhile, prepare the gravy by adding onions, tomatoes, cashew, garlic & ginger in a kadhai along with Kasuri methi and green chillies, roast till the tomatoes become mushy. 
Allow the cooked vegetables to cool at room temperature and blend into a smooth paste. 
Transfer this paste back to the pan along with 1 cup water & bring to a boil. 
Add in the brown onions paste, salt, coriander powder, prepared spice mix & cook for 3–4 minutes. 
Add marinated EVO and cook for another 4-5 minutes on medium heat. 
Add in garam masala, mix it well and cook for 1-2 minutes. 
Finish with a handful of coriander leaves & serve with the choice of accompaniment. 
Chefs Tip: You can also cook the vegetables & whole spices together with water until everything boils and blend it into a smooth puree if you are pressed at time.
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