Authentic Chicken Tikka Masala

Savory, aromatic, and rich, our Authentic Chicken Tikka Masala recipe will transport your taste buds to the vibrant streets of India. With its origins deeply rooted in Indian culinary heritage, this dish has captured hearts and palates worldwide. The tender chicken pieces, marinated in a harmonious blend of yogurt and spices, are charred to perfection, offering a tantalizing smoky flavor.


  • 1 lb boneless chicken, cubed
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons tikka masala spice mix
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish


  1. In a bowl, mix yogurt, tikka masala spice mix, ginger paste, garlic paste, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and salt to create the marinade.
  2. Add chicken pieces to the marinade, coating each piece thoroughly. Let it marinate for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.
  3. Thread the marinated chicken onto skewers and grill until cooked and slightly charred.
  4. In a pan, heat oil and sauté chopped onions until golden brown.
  5. Add tomato puree and cook until the oil separates.
  6. Stir in the grilled chicken and simmer for 10 minutes.
  7. Pour in the heavy cream, mix well, and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  8. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves before serving.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Indulge in the sublime flavors of India with our Authentic Chicken Tikka Masala. Marinated and grilled to perfection, each bite is a journey through spice-laden streets.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320; Fat: 20g; Carbohydrates: 10g; Protein: 25g;

A celebration of taste, our Authentic Chicken Tikka Masala brings the heartwarming essence of Indian cuisine to your plate. The juxtaposition of smoky chicken and creamy tomato-based gravy creates an experience that speaks of tradition, innovation, and an unwavering commitment to flavor. Serve it with fragrant basmati rice or warm naan for a complete gastronomic adventure that will have your family and friends savoring every bite.

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