Indian Chicken Tikka Masala

Indian Chicken Tikka Masala is a savory, creamy, and flavorful curry dish that is popular around the world. This traditional curry dish is simple enough to make at home but still full of bold flavors. The combination of creamy tomato sauce, fragrant spices, and juicy chicken combine to create an unforgettable and savory experience. This quick and easy recipe is sure to become a family favorite in no time!


  • 1 kg chicken thighs, cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tomatoes, pureed
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken cubes and cook until lightly browned on all sides.
  2. Add the onions and ginger-garlic paste and cook until the onions are softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Lower the heat to medium-low and add the tomato puree, chilli powder, garam masala powder, yogurt, sugar and salt. Stir to combine.
  4. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the cream and stir to incorporate. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve with rice or naan.