Teeka Tropical - A simple recipe

Release the hidden culinary giant in you and dip into Spice Devils’ divine blends. Handcrafted in Dublin by Shakeel, a Mauritian soul with an Irish spirit, and named after his lovely little daughter, Sofia.

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SERVES 4-6 

Preparation time: 10 to 15 minutes 

Cooking time: 30 minutes to 1 hour


SHOPPING LIST (Things you need and which you probably already have)

  • 1 pack (25g) Spice Devils Teeka Tropical
  • 750GMS CHICKEN FILLETS (CUT INTO BITE-SIZE CHUNKS)
  • 2 HEAPING TBSP PLAIN YOGURT
  • JUICE FROM HALF LEMON
  • 1 TBSP OIL AND 1 TBSP BUTTER
  • 1 LARGE ONION FINELY CHOPPED
  • 1 TIN (400G) CHOPPED TOMATOES (SMOOTHLY BLENDED)
  • 2 TBSP TOMATO PASTE / PURÉE
  • 1 TBSP SUGAR OR HONEY (OPTIONAL)
  • 3 - 4 TBSP HEAVY CREAM
  • 1 SMALL HANDFUL OF FRESH CORIANDER LEAVES, CHOPPED FOR GARNISH

HOW TO COOK

  • HEAT 1 TBSP OF OIL IN A HEAVY-BASE SAUCEPAN AND BROWN THE ONIONS
  • ADD BUTTER AND COOK UNTIL LIGHTLY FRAGRANT
  • ADD BLENDED TOMATOES AND TOMATO PASTE. LEAVE TO SIMMER UNTIL THICK
  • ADD “TEEKA” BLEND, 2 HEAPING TBSP PLAIN YOGURT, JUICE FROM HALF LEMON AND SALT TO TASTE. COMBINE WELL
  • ADD CHICKEN AND 1 TBSP OF HONEY/SUGAR (OPTIONAL)
  • ADD ENOUGH WATER TO COVER THE CHICKEN. MIX AND BRING TO THE BOIL
  • COOK COVERED ON MEDIUM HEAT UNTIL CHICKEN IS MELTINGLY TENDER AND SAUCE IS THICK
  • ADD HEAVY CREAM AND MORE SALT IF REQUIRED. LEAVE FOR FURTHER FEW MINUTES UNTIL YOU’RE HAPPY WITH CONSISTENCY AND TASTE.
  • ONCE TEEKA IS READY, GARNISH WITH CORIANDER AND SERVE. 

*** ADD THE CHILLI GRADUALLY MIDWAY THROUGH COOKING, OR ALTERNATIVELY, ONLY SPRINKLE THE CHILLI ONTO THE DISHES OF THOSE WHO LIKE IT HOT.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Boiled basmati rice, couscous, naan bread, or a side of your choice. Enjoy... Bon Appétit!


Spice Devils Teeka

TEEKA TROPICAL SPICE MIX IS FREE FROM ADDED SALT, SUGAR OR ARTIFICIAL AGENTS.

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