Friday, January 29, 2016

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken tikka is a a great starter to have for party, left over could be store in the fridge for 2-3 days and quickly turn into this yummy Chicken tikka masala, a good gravy dish to go with homemade naan!

1 lb Chicken Tikka
2-3Medium Tomato (Blend into paste)
1/2 Medium Size Onion
10 Almond
2-3Cloves Garlic
1/4 tsp Cardamom seeds
2-3 tbsp Heavy Cream or half & half
3 tbsp Butter

1 tsp Sugar
1 tsp Chilli Powder
1/2 tsp Garam Masala
1 tsp Salt (or to taste)
1 tbsp ketchup

Chicken tikka

1. Use a food processor to blend onion and garlic, almond, tomatoes SEPARATELY into paste.

2. In a heavy bottom pan, melt 3 tbsp of butter, pour in onion and garlic paste, cook until oil separated at the edge. Add cardamom seeds, give a quick stir, add sugar.

3. Add almond paste, continue cooking until oil shows at the edge again, season with Chili powder, salt and Garam Masala. Add tomato paste and cook until volume reduced to half, stir in tomato Ketchup. Add chicken pieces, and turn until all chicken pieces coated with gravy.

4. Pour in 1/2 cup of water, bring to boil and continue cooking until gravy thickened. Add heavy cream or half and half before serving.

I made some homemade naan to go with this yummy chicken tikka masala!


  1. Ohhh... so it's like a roasted chicken curry. I mean, something like that.
    I've only heard of this dish in Cafe World, a Facebook game, LOL. Now I've seen it.

  2. Wendy,haha... you make me laugh.... really... good luck to your master chef challenge!!

  3. looks fabulous..super delicious..

  4. Bookmarking this... my husband would love this!