Indian Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

Uncover the secrets of traditional Indian cuisine with our easy-to-follow and authentic Indian Chicken Tikka Masala recipe. This popular Indian dish, renowned for its tantalizing blend of aromatic spices and tender chicken pieces, will add an exotic flair to your home cooking. This Chicken Tikka Masala recipe is not only simple and quick to prepare but also a healthier choice, packed with protein and rich in antioxidants from vibrant spices and fresh ingredients. Perfect for a family dinner or a casual gathering with friends, this recipe promises a flavorful culinary journey right from your own kitchen.

Recipe: Indian Chicken Tikka Masala

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  1. 500 grams of boneless chicken, cut into pieces
  2. 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  3. 1 large onion, finely chopped
  4. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  6. 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  7. 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  8. 1 teaspoon turmeric
  9. 1 teaspoon paprika
  10. 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  11. 1 can (400ml) tomato puree
  12. 200 ml heavy cream
  13. Salt to taste
  14. Fresh coriander leaves, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. In a large pan, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the onions, garlic, and ginger, sauté until the onions are translucent.
  2. Add the ground cumin, coriander, turmeric, paprika, and chili powder. Stir well for a couple of minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add the chicken pieces to the pan, and cook until all sides are browned.
  4. Pour in the tomato puree, stirring well to combine all ingredients. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in the heavy cream, and season with salt. Simmer for another 10 minutes until the sauce thickens.
  6. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves before serving.

Nutrition Facts: Per serving (based on 4 servings):

  • 390 Calories
  • 24g Fat
  • (55% calories from fat)
  • 28g Protein
  • 16g Carbohydrate
  • 82mg Cholesterol
  • 435mg Sodium.

This dish is high in protein and provides a good source of Vitamin C and Iron.

Note: This information is approximate and may vary based on the specific ingredients used. Please use a nutrition calculator for the most accurate information.