Today's episode: chicken tikka masala.
The verdict: Holy hell what a delicious dish. It's fragrant, flavorful, and filling. I used about a pound and a half of chicken thighs because of I like their flavor and the fact they have a bit of fat on them. The fat adds to the flavor. I didn't grill my chicken like most recipes call for because it's cold as fuck out and I didn't want to go through that extra step. I actually cut back on the spices in this dish, the recipe called for double what I put in the marinade, but it was still flavorful and not spicy hot at all. Next time I'll cut back a little on the salt and use chunkier tomatoes and more of them. I also serve it with some kind of flat bread to soak up the tikka masla sauce.
This recipe wasn't at all hard or complicated and it's much tastier than any factory made canned tikka masala sauce I ever had. I'll definitely make this again, maybe even for company.