Chicken Tikka Masala

I love making this dish whenever there is a party at my place. Everyone just loves it! If you are a vegetarian, you can replace the chicken with paneer.


For Marination

Chicken cubes – 300 grams

Ginger/garlic paste – 1 tbsp

corriander powder – 1 tsp

Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp

Garam Masala powder – 1 tsp

Lemon juice – 2 tsp

Oil – 1 tbsp

Yogurt – 1/2 cup

capsicum – 1 (cut in square shape)

tomatoes – 1 ( square cut)

For Curry

Tomato Purree – 1/2 cup

Cream – 1/2 cup

Oil – 2 tbsp

Dry Methi leaves- 3 tsp

Ketchup – 2 tsp

Roasted Cumin seeds pwd – 1 tsp

Green chillies chopped – 4

Cloves – 4

Cornflour – 1 tsp ( mix it with 3 tbsp water)

Cinnamon Stick – 1 (1/2 inch)

Black Cardamom – 2


Marinate chicken in the marination ingredients along with the veggies. Marinate for at least 20 mins.

Heat 2 tbsp oil and fry chicken and veggies. Set aside once fried.

Add 2 tbsp oil, once it is hot, add cloves, cinnamon and cardamom. When it starts to sizzle, add the tomato puree and green chilli. Mix well.

Next, add the ketchup, methi, roasted cumin and salt. Mix well and keep stirring.

Now add the cornflour mixture. Cook on medium heat for few minutes.

After that, add in the cream and chicken along with the vegetables.

Lastly, add fresh coriander leaves and 1 tsp of chaat masala.

Enjoy 🙂

I hope you will like this recipe, if you do try it then do give me your feedback, please!








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