Chicken Tikka Masala
Chicken Tikka Masala
5 from 2 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Marination Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 4
This rich and flavourful chicken tikka masala is made with marinated chicken pieces. For curry night, serve with rice or fresh homemade naan.

Nutrition: per serving




  • 500 g Chicken
  • 100 g Yoghurt
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder

Curry Masala

  • 50 ml Oil
  • 1 Onions
  • 2 Tomatoes Finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri Chilli
  • 1 tbsp Cashew Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Dried Fenugreek Leaves
  • Coriander
  • 200 ml Water


  • Cut the chicken into small bite-size pieces.
  • In a large bowl add all the marinade ingredients to the chicken then mix until well combed and set aside for 1 hour.
  • Once marinated shallow fry the marinated chicken pieces until slightly charred and cooked through.
  • In another pan heat up the olive oil on medium heat until hot.
  • Add the sliced onions and cook for 5 minutes until browned.
  • Add the ginger paste and garlic paste then sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the chilli powder, Kashmiri powder, garam masala, and salt then cook the spices for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes until softened.
  • Add the cashew powder and water then cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add the cooked chicken pieces before cooking for a further 6-8 minutes.
  • Garnish with fenugreek leaves and coriander.
  • Serve with garlic naan and enjoy!

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