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Chicken Tikka Masala

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword chicken tikka masala
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Marinate 30 minutes
Servings 6 people

Ingredients

For Marinate

  • 550 g Chicken Tight Boneless bite size
  • 100 g Plain Yogurt
  • 3 clove Garlic grated
  • ½ inch Ginger grated
  • ½ tbsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsb Salt
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice

For Sauce

  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 3 clove Garlic grated
  • 1 inch Ginger grated
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Ground Red Chili Powder
  • ½ cup Tomato Puree
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil

Instructions

  1. Marinate chicken with all the marinate ingredients for 30 minutes.

  2. After 30 minutes, in a large non stick pan, heat cooking oil on medium-high heat.

  3. When hot, cook marinated chicken for about 2 minuntes each side or until browned. Set aside.

  4. In the same pan, cook butter and onion over medium heat until translucent.

  5. Add grated garlic and ginger and stir fry for about 30 seconds.

  6. Then add turmeric powder, ground coriander, ground cumin and garam masala. Stir until well mixed.

  7. Add tomato puree, red chili powder, and salt. Stir occationaly.

  8. Turn the heat to low and simmer the sauce for 15 minutes.

  9. After 15 minutes, add chicken and heavy cream and cook again for 10 minutes. Stir occasionally.

  10. Turn off heat.

  11. Serve with warm rice and garnish with celery.

  12. Enjoy!