In a flat pan , heat 1 teaspoon Mustard oil and add Chicken Pieces . Cook on a high heat for first 5 minutes , reduce the heat to medium and continue to cook. Alternatively , cook chicken in preheated convection oven at 200 deg celsius for 18-20 minutes.
After 10 minutes , Check the chicken that is being cooked on pan /oven , turn the chicken pieces to other side and let it cook on other side too.
Whilst , heat 3 tablespoon of oil and add cubed onions. Once it turns translucent , add capsicum.
Add cubed Tomatoes and also add 2-3 green chillies and saute on high heat , till cooked.
Remove sauteed veggies on an absorbent paper towel and keep it aside.
In the same pan, add 1 teaspoon of jeera seeds and allow it to crackle. Add chopped onions and saute well till it looks transparent.
Now add ginger garlic paste and fry well , till the raw smell goes off.
Add tomato puree and mix well . Also add turmeric powder ,red chilli powder and coriander powder and saute for a minute.
Let tomato puree blends with spices and continue to cook
When oil starts releasing from corners , add in ½ cup of water , salt and mix well.
Add cashew paste and mix well ,bring it to boil.
Now keep the masala in simmer , add 2 tablespoon of fresh cream , give a quick stir .
Add cardamom powder and kasuri methi to the masala and mix well everything.
Now add in cooked chicken cubes and mix well.
Finally finish the dish by adding in sauteed veggies ,mix well and garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
Serve Chicken Tikka Masala with Jeera rice accompanied with lemon wedges and onion rings.