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Chicken tikka masala recipe

Best Chicken tikka masala

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tikka masala?
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CourseMain Course
Keywordchicken tikka masala
Prep Time1 hour
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Servings4 people


Marination Ingredients.

  • 500 gram. Boneless chicken.
  • tsp red chili powder.
  • tsp lemon juice.
  • 1 cup cured.
  • tbsp ginger-garlic paste.
  • 1 tbsp oil.
  • ½ tsp cumin.
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder.
  • ½ tsp coriander powder.
  • 1 tbsp fenugreek leaves(kasuri methi)
  • salt

Ingredientsd for chicken tikka masala.

  • 3 tbsp Oil.
  • 1-2 black cardamon (elaichi)
  • 3 cloves.
  • 4 chopped onions.
  • ½ tsp tsp
  • ½ tsp tsp
  • 3-4 green chilies cardamon.
  • 2 bay leafs.
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds.
  • 4 tomatoes.
  • tbsp red chili powder.
  • 3 inch cinnamon.
  • 4 tbsp cashew nut paste.
  • ½ cup cream. (optional)
  • ½ tsp garam masala.
  • 2-3 tbsp ginger-garlic paste.
  • tsp coriander powder.


  • Wash the chicken pieces and keep aside
  • Take a bowl  and add marinated ingredients in  bowl and add chicken and mix well. Keep
    aside for 2 hours.
  • After 2 hours grilled or roast the chicken pieces in oven .
  • You can also use a pan for grilled. Take a non-stick pan and add 1 tbsp oil in pan.
  • Cook  for lightly burn pieces both the side of chicken pieces in high flame. Take care in high flame masala will be burn quickly and do not over cook the pieces.
  • Make a tomato puree in blender and keep aside .
  • Take a pan and add 1 tbsp oil in pan and heat it.
  • Add dry  spices in pan and fry spices are sizzles sound.
  • Add chopped onion in pan and fry until golden brown color of chopped onions in medium flame.
  • Add a ginger-garlic paste in pan  and fry until raw smell.
  • Add tomato puree , turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili powder and fry 2-3  minutes and mix well in medium flame.
  • Add cashew nut paste and  cook the 5-6 minutes and mix well in medium
  • Add chicken pieces in pan and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add kasuri methi (fenugreek leaves) in pan and cook 2-3 minutes.
  • Add half cup of water to making a gravy well. Cook until the gravy will oil.
  • After gravy boil . Add a cream (optional), garma masala, coriander leaves and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • After 2-3 minutes off the flame and set aside for 20 minute.
  • Chicken tikka masala is ready to eat.
  • Yummy chicken tikkamasala serve with rotis, naan, rice, etc.


Serving: 4g | Calories: 725kcal