Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken tikka masala for when you feel like something a bit spicy
chicken tikka masala


  • 1 cup Basmati or long grain rice
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 650g Boneless diced chicken
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 Large onion, diced
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 teaspoons crushed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1 Small can chopped tomato’s
  • 1 Cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 Cup cream


  • In a large saucepan of 2 cups water, cook rice according to package instructions.
  • Put the cooked rice to one side
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper, to taste, then add chicken and onion to the pot and cook until golden brown
  • Stir in the tomato paste, garlic, ginger, garam masala, chili powder and turmeric for about about 2 minutes
  • Stir in the chopped tomato’s and chicken stock and season with salt and pepper, to taste
  • Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until reduced and slightly thickened, about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the cream and gentle stir until cream is mixed in
  • Serve on top of the rice

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