Chicken Tikka Masala is a rich and flavorful Indian dish that consists of grilled chicken in creamy tomato-based sauce. Known for its rich and aromatic spices, this dish is perfect to be served over basmati rice, butter naan or any flatbread of your choice.
Time to impress your family and friends with this flavorful Indian dish!
Chicken Tikka Masala
|Prep Time||30 mins|
|Cooking Time||30 mins|
|Total Time||1 hour|
|Yield Size||3-4 servings|
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
For the chicken marinade:
|Chicken Thigh Fillet||500||g|
For the sauce:
|Cashew Nut Paste||2||tbsp|
|For garnish: chopped cilantro|
Marinate chicken with turmeric, cumin, garam masala, paprika, cayenne, lemon juice, yogurt, salt and pepper. Cover with plastic wrap and place it in the refrigerator. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
Heat a non stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add cooking oil/ghee/butter. Sear the marinated chicken until all sides are golden brown. Remove from pan and set aside.
Using the same pan saute ginger, garlic, and onions until softened. Followed by turmeric and garam masala.
Add in the crushed tomatoes and reduce for at least 2 minutes.
Add in the seared chicken followed by the cashew nut paste. Stir.
Cover with lid and simmer for 5-10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and sauce is thickened.
Adjust seasoning if needed. Finish with butter and cream. Serve over rice and garnish with cilantro.