Indian Chicken Tikka Masala

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Indian chicken tikka masala is an authentic Indian chicken curry/gravy dish. It is usually prepared with fried chicken that is simmered in tomato sauce, Indian spices, along with yogurt and herbs

Chicken Ghee Roast

YIELD

3 people

TYPE

Side Dish

TIME

60 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner 

STEP

1

Add boneless chicken pieces in a bowl and add ginger garlic paste, turmeric, chili, garam masala, pepper, cumin powders, salt, curd, and oil. Mix everything well and allow it to rest for 60 minutes

STEP

2

In a pan with medium heat, pour oil and add the marinated chicken pieces one by one

STEP

3

Allow the chicken to fry until it turns a golden brown color on both sides. Make sure to flip the chicken pieces on and off

STEP

4

Remove and drain the fried chicken pieces and reserve them for later use

STEP

5

In a pan with medium heat, pour oil and add onions and saute until it turns soft

STEP

6

Add ginger-garlic paste, chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, cumin powder, salt, and  mix everything well

STEP

7

Now add  the tomato puree and mix well

STEP

8

Close the pan with the lid and cook the tomato spice mixture for 10 minutes

STEP

9

Open the lid and add the fried chicken pieces and give a nice mix

STEP

10

Add water to the chicken mixture and give a quick mix

STEP

11

Close the pan with the lid again and cook for 5 to 7 minutes

STEP

12

Open the lid and add curd or heavy cream and mix until it is nicely incorporated

STEP

13

Allow the chicken gravy to cook until it turns slightly thick in consistency and finally add Kasoori methi leaves and give a nice stir

STEP

14

Now the Chicken Tikka Masala is ready for you to taste and enjoy

STEP

15

Serve this delicious Chicken Masala with Tandoori Naan, Jeera Rice, Plain Basmati rice, or any Pulao