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Cooking chicken tikka masala

Neil McLaren cooks Chicken Tikka Masala

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In this video Neil introduces some new ingredients to the dish:

  • onion
  • ghee. Find a recipe to make your own ghee here
  • minced garlic and ginger
  • tomato passata
  • tomato puree
  • a mix of turmeric, cinnamon and chilli

and two new implements:

  • skewers
  • an electric blender (for chopping the onions)

Giving instructions:

Look at some of the things Neil says when he’s explaining how to make the chicken tikka masala.

You have to thread the meat onto the skewers.
You can put them onto a grill or anything that you have.
Now we’re ready to make the sauce.
We’re going to get some onions ready.
Next we’re going to put our pan on quite a high heat.

Why do you think Neil uses ‘you’ and ‘we’ when giving these instructions?

Read the transcript of what Neil says. Is there anything interesting or new or that you don’t understand or that isn’t clear to you? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

On the next step you’ll find the recipe of Neil’s dish.

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