Chicken tikka masala recipe what else can be a perfect combination for a busy schedule. A tough dish in so little time with enormous nutrition value what else can be a chef’s want. With just a few detailed steps and care the chicken tikka masala recipe can be a perfect involvement in your lunch or dinner menus. This step will make the reality of time and taste friendly a true deed. Here are the steps to make chicken tikka masala recipe in no time.


Chicken Marinade

  1. 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  2. 1 lemon
  3. 125 grams of yogurt
  4. 6 garlic cloves, minced
  5. 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  6. 2 teaspoons salt
  7. 2 teaspoons cumin
  8. 2 teaspoons garam masala
  9. 2 teaspoons paprika
  10. Bamboo or wooden skewers


  1. 3 tablespoons oil
  2. 1 large onion, chopped finely
  3. 2 tablespoons ginger, minced
  4. 8 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 2 teaspoons cumin
  6. 2 teaspoons turmeric
  7. 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  8. 2 teaspoons paprika
  9. 2 teaspoons chili powder
  10. 2 teaspoons garam masala
  11. 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  12. 800 grams tomato sauce or crushed tomatoes
  13. 300 milliliters water
  14. 250 milliliters cream
  15. Chopped coriander, to garnish
  16. Rice and naan bread, to serve


Preheat oven to 500°F/260°C. Slice the chicken into bite-sized chunks.

Then mix the chicken with the rest of the chicken marinade ingredients in a bowl.

Mix until evenly coated.

Then cover with a plastic bag and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Skewer the marinated chicken pieces on bamboo skewers, then place them over a baking tray. Bake for about 15 minutes until slightly dark brown on the edges.

Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat, then sauté the onions, ginger, and garlic until tender but not browned.

Fry the spices(  paprika, chili powder, turmeric, garam masala) for about 30 seconds to release their aromatics and flavor, stirring constantly.

Then stir in the tomato puree.

Add the tomato sauce and water, then bring to a boil and cook for about 5 minutes.

Pour in the cream and mix in the chicken, cooking for another 1-2 minutes.

And chicken tikka masala is ready. Serve with rice and naan bread.

Chicken tikka masala will make your stomach happy for sure. Don’t forget to share your experience with me. And if you have any queries about this recipe then you can ask me in the comment box.