Sep 20, 2011

Chicken Tikka Masala

 Yesterday I posted Chicken Tikka recipe which is a dry one...

Today I am posting a gravy version of it..That is Chicken Tikka cooked in a spicy tomato sauce...And my favorite is this one...

The one thing in this recipe is it is a two step recipe...First you have to make chicken tikka and then add that in this lovely sauce...

If you want chicken tikka recipe..Check this..

The main flavouring in this dish is butter...Since everything is done in butter it tasted and smelled awesome...But it is loaded with extra fat and calories...

I know anything fatty is delicious..Right?

I served this dish with Malabar Ghee Rice...And it tasted awesome... 
Without any more delay I deliver the recipe...


Chicken Tikka (Click here for recipe)
Onion-1 chopped finely
Tomato-3 pureed
Ginger garlic paste-1 tblspn
Garam masala powder-1 tsp
Red Chilli powder-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Cilantro for Garnishing
Milk- ½ cup
Butter-4 tblspn


Heat butter in a kadai...Add in ginger garlic paste, onions and salt..Cook this till golden brown..

Add in Red chilli powder and garam masala powder and mix well..

Pour in tomato puree and cook till oil separates from this..

Add in chicken tikka pieces and pour in some water..

Cover this and simmer for 10-15 mins until all flavour gets together..

Now add in milk and simmer for 5 mins..

Garnish with cilantro and mix well.

Serve with rice or roti.


Take all your ingrediants
Take your Chicken Tikka...For recipe click here
Melt butter

add in ginger garlic paste

Add in onions

Add salt and mix well

add in chilli powder

add in garam masala powder

Add in tomato puree

cook till oil separates

add in chicken tikka

Pour in water

mix well...
cover and simmer for a while...

add in milk

and mix well...

garnish with cilantro

mix well

I know that this looks delicious

You only want some rice to have this

Another click

I made some Ghee rice to go with this..For recipe click this

I had a perfect lunch


  1. mouthwatering delicious and tempting chicken tikka masala

  2. What a BEAUTIFUL red color! This I know is delicious!

    We're having Chicken Curry tonight but I'm cheating and using a jarred Indian curry sauce I picked up at Whole time for homemade tonight. I also have some curry naan from Trader Joe's and basmati rice - I'm excited!

    I wish I could have eaten this with you though!!! Love your food!

  3. Have always loved ur recipes...
    And this is another awesome the rich color, a super tempting dish.

  4. Simply Brilliant. Delicious looking chicken tikka masala. Just too good.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  5. Oh no,am drooling over your lunch.What a colorful and rich tikka masala dear..Love to come over for lunch once !

  6. Chicken Tikka Masala looks very inviting. Just like served in restaurants. :)

  7. Looks absolute perfect n delicious....
    ur lunch perfectly full....:)
    first visit here...loved ur space...glad 2 found you..

  8. My old favourite:)) Always ask for thatone when I am atmy friends mum reastaurant:))

  9. I've had this dish on a to-make list and I think I may just try it for the first time using your recipe! It looks so good!

  10. Chitra, Pretend chef.Nitha,Krita kitchen ……..Thanks for your lovely comment

    Care's Kitchen Thanks for your lovely comment…Your dinner sounds great...You should surely come and join me for my next meal…

    Priyanka Thankyou so much dear

    Melange…Thankyou for your comment dear…I would love to join you in my lunch...

    schmetterlingwords thankyou so much dear..

    Soujanya I am really happy that you found my place…Keep checking for more recipes…

    Dzoli..Oh really…I am really happy that I posted ur favorite recipe…

    Cooking creation…I am thinking that you should try it soon…

    Laurie…of course you could eat it dear…But I had to share with my two sisters…He he ...

  11. wow!!tempting n delicious chicken....nicely explained steps....beautiful click!

  12. looking colorful and yummy. by the way the pot that holds tomato puree is simply beautiful.

  13. very well explained dear...looks just like the restaurant bought ones...u are a super cook I must say.

  14. Woww both ghee rice and chicken tikka masala tempts me a lot..

  15. love d hot color..
    I do have an award to give you, please come over and collect it, thanks and have a nice day.
    Tasty Appetite

  16. Nice color, great spices, it must be delicious!

  17. Now here's it! i am running a fever of 103 deg and craving for that lunch i see..:(

  18. Ohhhh my goodness! I've been searching for this recipe forever! Thank you thank you thank you for posting this... and thank you for following me on Twitter so that I could find your blog and this recipe! :) It's my favorite, so happy to try this at home now!

  19. Is it ok if I dont add milk, because I dont want my chicken tikka to be sweet. I like it spicy.

  20. Is it ok if I dont add milk. I like the chicken tikka spicy not sweet.

  21. @Anonymous Yes you could do it, but milk or cream gives you lovely creaminess to this dish

  22. Oh my god!! I just made this and let me tell you...this is the best chicken tikka masala I have ever had. This is one of my favourites from the local indian restaurant, but now I can make it at home. Thank you xx

  23. It's great recipe here iam hotelier student I wanna became chef frm here I can learn more about food thanks yummy tummy for great recipe u put down here

  24. Hey iam farhan here and iam hotelier student I wanna also good chef in future from this website I have learned soo much thank you yummy tummy keep posting new we are waiting for next recpie

  25. Hey iam farhan here and iam hotelier student I wanna also good chef in future from this website I have learned soo much thank you yummy tummy keep posting new we are waiting for next recpie

  26. Nice recipe in vietnam and this place is also best for spent time thanks for the blog. Restaurant near venkateshwar college

  27. hiya there thank you very much for posting this.could you pls tell me what is tomato-3 pureed ? how much is in gram

  28. this was a such very nice blog and providing to much information on this blog.chowringhee satya niketan


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