Chicken Tikka Masala

Try this masalaydar Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe and impress everyone. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked ¼ Cup
  • Kashmiri lal mirch (Kashmiri red chili) powder 1 tsp
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Lemon juice 2 tbs
  • Chicken boneless cubes ½ kg
  • Oil 1 tbs or as required
  • Shimla mirch (Capsicum) cubes ¼ Cup
  • Pyaz (Onion) cubes ¼ Cup
  • Tamatar (Tomato) cubes ¼ Cup


  • Oil 2 tbs
  • Laung (Cloves) 2-3
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 medium
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) chopped 2 medium
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Adrak (Ginger) ½ inch piece
  • Pani (Water) 1 & ½ Cups or as required
  • Podina (Mint leaves) chopped 1 tbs
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1 tbs
  • Cream


In bowl,add yogurt,kashimiri red chili powder,turmeric powder,garam masala powder,ginger garlic paste,salt,lemon juice and mix well.

Add chicken boneless cubes,mix well and marinate for 30 minutes.

In frying pan,add oil and marinated chicken,mix well and cook until golden brown.

In the same frying pan,add capsicum,onion and tomato and sauté for a minute & set aside.

For Gravy:

In pot,add oil,cloves,green cardamom,cumin seeds and mix well.

Add onion,mix well and fry until light golden.

Add tomatoes,ginger garlic paste,red chili powder,turmeric powder,garam masala powder,coriander powder,salt and ginger,mix well and cook on low flame until tomatoes are soft.

In grinder,add cooked tomatoes and water,grind well.

In the same pot,place sifter and add grinded mixture and sift it,bring it to boil and cook on medium  flame for 5 minutes.

Now add cooked chicken with sautéed vegetables,mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add mint leaves and fresh coriander.

Garnish with cream & serve with rice.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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