Thermomix Chicken Garam Masala

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • Ingredients A (Garam Masala Spice Mix):
    • 2tsp Black Peppercorns
    • 2tbsp Coriander Seeds
    • 1tbsp Cumin Seeds 0r Caraway Seeds
    • 1/2 tsp Ground Nutmeg
    • 1 tsp Cloves
    • 1tbsp Ground Cardamon
    • 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
    • 1 Dried Bay Leaf

    Ingredient B (Chicken Garam Masala):

    • 400g Crushed Tomatoes, canned
    • 80g Sour Cream, 10% fat
    • 50g Butter
    • 1tsp Sugar (Optional)
    • 1/2 tsp Salt
    • 500g Chicken Breasts, skinless, cut into cubes (3cm)
    • 1/4 tsp Salt, to season chicken


  1. For Garam Masala Spice Mix, place into a mixing bowl and grind 40s/ Speed 10. Transfer into an air-tight jar and set aside.
  2. For  Chicken Garam Masala, place crushed tomatoes, sour cream, butter, and sugar into mixing bowl and cook 12 mins/ 100°C/ Speed 2, placing simmering basket instead of measuring cup onto mixing bowl lid to help prevent splashing.
  3. Add salt and 2tbsp reserved garam masala spice mix and cook 3 mins/ Varoma/ Speed 1, place simmering basket onto mixing bowl lid.
  4. Add chicken breasts and salt into mixing bowl, insert measuring cup and cook 6 mins/ 100°C/ Speed Slow Stir. Add salt to taste and serve hot.

Tip: Serve with basmati or plain rice.

Recipe adapted from The Basic Cookbook (English)

For more recipes from The Basic Cookbook, buy it here.

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