Chicken Tikka Masala

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Chicken Tikka Masala


The one who is non-veg can't say that He/She is not in love with Chcken Tikka Masala. 

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :4 Min

Cook Time : 40 Min

Total Time : 44 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 kgs boneless chicken breasts halved lengthwise

  • 5-6 nos garlic cloves finely grated

  • 3 tsp ginger

  • 2 tsp turmeric

  • 2 tsp garam masala

  • 2 tsp coriander powder

  • 2 tsp ground cumin

  • 1 1/2 cups plain curd

  • 1/2 tsp salt to taste

  • 4 tbsp oil

  • 1 nos onion

  • 1/2 cups tomato puree

  • 4-5 nos cardamom pods

  • 3 nos tomatoes

  • 2 cups heavy cream

  • 3/4 cups chopped fresh cilantro


  • First make marinate for chicken by combining garlic, ginger, turmeric, garam masala, coriander, and cumin in a small bowl.
  • Whisk yogurt, salt, and half of spice mixture in a medium bowl; add chicken and turn to coat. Cover and chill minimum 4 hours. Cover and chill remaining spice mixture.
  • Heat ghee in a large heavy pot over medium heat. Add onion, tomato paste and cardamom to cook, until tomato paste has darkened and onion is soft.
  • Add remaining half of spice mixture and cook, stirring often, until bottom of pot begins to brown.
  • Add tomatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring often and cook until sauce thickens.
  • Add cream and chopped cilantro. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens, 30-40 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, preheat broiler. Arrange chicken on rack in a single layer. Broil until chicken starts to blacken in spots.
  • Cut chicken into bite-size pieces, add to sauce, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until chicken is cooked through, 8-10 minutes. Serve with rice and cilantro sprigs.