Easy Chicken Tikka Masala

Description: Easy Chicken Tikka Masala might be a good recipe to expand your main course recipe box. One serving contains 371 calories, 38g of protein, and 20g of fat. This gluten free recipe serves 4 and costs $2.19 per serving. 54 people were glad they tried this recipe. If you have salt, water, onion, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. This recipe is typical of Indian cuisine. It is brought to you by Foodista. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a chefcipe score of 84%. This score is excellent. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Easy Chicken Tikka Masala, Easy Chicken Tikka Masala, and Easy Chicken Tikka Masala.

Diets & Intolerances
gluten free |

Weight watchers points: 8
(Source: foodista.com)

Prep Time
45 minutes
Total Time
45 minutes

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  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 4 tablespoons grape seed oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon cardamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 4 servings coriander
  • 4 servings salt


  1. In a small bowl mix all the spices including the ginger. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat the oil .
  3. Add the onions and cook until golden brown.
  4. Add the garlic and continue to cook for a minute.
  5. Stir in the spices and allow the flavours to infuse.
  6. Stir in the tomato paste.
  7. Add the chopped tomato and pour in the water. Simmer and season with salt to taste.
  8. Add the chicken pieces stirring well to coat the meat with the sauce. Continue to simmer until the chicken is cooked and the sauce has thickened, about 12 minutes.
  9. Stir in the yogurt and continue to simmer 5 minutes.
  10. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro
  11. Serve with bismati rice.