Chicken Tikka Masala - Indian Tandoori Style Homemade Gravy - Chicken Recipes - Neelam Bajwa

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Aug. 15, 2018

Learn How To Make Chicken Tikka Masala from Chef Neelam Bajwa only on Get Curried.


For tikka masala spice mix:
Dry red chillies 6
Cinnamon stick 2 Inch
Mace 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon
Black cardamoms 3
Green cardamoms 6
Poppy seeds 1 Teaspoon
Fenugreek seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Black peppercorns 1/2 Tablespoon
Coriander seeds 1 Tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1 Tablespoon
Cloves 7
For gravy:
Ghee 2 Tablespoon
Onions 2 (coarsely ground)
Ginger garlic paste 2 Tablespoon
Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Tomato puree 2 Tablespoon
Sugar 2 Teaspoon
Dried fenugreek leaves 1 Tablespoon
Garam masala 1 Tablespoon
For marinade:
Boneless chicken thighs 250 Gram
Tikka masala 2 1/2 Tablespoon
Ginger garlic paste 2 Teaspoon
Lemon 1 , juiced
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Dried fenugreek 1 Teaspoon



1.Marinate the chicken with the whole spice mix and the rest of the ingredients mentioned and leave atleast for 1 hour in the refrigerator.


2.Spread the chicken pieces on aluminium foil with dollops of ghee.

3.Preheat the oven and grill the chicken for 15-20 minutes, flipping midway.

4.In a pan add ghee, onion, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, salt , tikka masala spice mix, tomato puree, water, sugar, dried fenugreek leaves and cook until the ghee separates from the paste.

5.Take the chicken out of the oven and add it to the gravy.

6. Add water and stir.

7.Then add the cream, garam masala and stir well.

8. Turn the flame off and add fenugreek leaves and coriander.


9.Serve hot with Naan or Tandoor Roti!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 3