Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

Chicken Tikka Masala

An easy and delicious Chicken Tikka Masala recipeChicken cooked in yogurt and spices and then served in a tomato cream sauce. Goes great with Tandoori Naan or Plain Rice. Give it a try !!

Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe
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[one_fourth]Prep Time:10 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time:35 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings: 5[/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level: Easy[/one_fourth_last]


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  • 1 kg boneless chicken breast, cut into about 2-inch pieces
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2-3 tomatoes. finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt to taste

For Garnishing:

  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 3-4 green chilies

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 5 servings

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Step 1

Add the onion, garlic and ginger to a food processor or blender and process until smooth.

Step 2

Add a little water if necessary.

Step 3

Heat the oil in a pan or karahi over medium heat.

Step 4

Add the coriander, cumin, turmeric and cayenne and lightly toast in the oil until fragrant, 10-15 seconds.

Step 5

Add the onion puree and sauté, stirring frequently, for 5-8 minutes until cooked down.

Step 6

Stir in the tomatoes and simmer for 3-4 minutes.

Step 7

Then add the chicken,yogurt, water, salt and pepper.

Step 8

Reduce heat to low,covered and cooked for 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

Step 9

Remove from the heat and transfer into a serving dish.

Step 10

Adjust seasoning ,sprinkle garam masala powder over it.

Step 11

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and green chilies. Now Chicken Tikka Masala is ready to serve.

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  • Serve with hot naan or rice.

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If you like Chicken Tikka Masala recipe and make it then let me know your feedback by commenting below.And if you know more innovative ways in which we can utilize this mouth watering Chicken Tikka Masala, do share with us and we would be glad to give it a try.

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One response to “Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe”

  1. Wahid Avatar

    when to add vinegar? and what is athe qty of pepper?

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