chicken tikka masala sauce

chicken tikka masala sauce
chicken tikka masala sauce

Chicken tikka masala is a popular Indian dish that features marinated and grilled chicken in a creamy tomato-based sauce.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • 1 can (400g) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Add coriander, cumin, turmeric, paprika, and cayenne pepper. Add diced tomatoes with their juices and bring to a simmer. Cook for about 10-15 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  2. Add heavy cream and yogurt to the sauce and stir well to combine.Taste the sauce and add salt as needed.
  3. Add the cooked chicken to the sauce and simmer for 5-10 minutes until the chicken is heated through and the flavors have melded together.
  4. Serve the chicken tikka masala with rice and naan bread.

Enjoy your homemade chicken tikka masala with this delicious sauce!


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