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Chicken Tikka Masala


Chicken - 500 gm (boneless pieces)
Onion(chopped) - 1 no
Tomato puree - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Chilly powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Ginger and garlic paste - 1 tsp
Salt - As reqd
Oil - 3 tbsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves for garnishing(finely chopped)
Cream - 1 tsp for garnishing(optional)

For marinating:
Ginger and garlic paste - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Cumin(Jeerakam) powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - As reqd
Curd - 1/2 cup (beaten well)


1)Mix together all the ingredients for marinating the chicken.

2)Rub the paste onto the chicken pieces and marinate for 1 hour.

3)Put them on skewers and grill, till cooked.

:- Or you can put it on a pan on a low flame or even bake it, till done.

4)Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.

5)Add onions followed by ginger and garlic paste.

6)Fry well, till the oil separates.

7)Add all the powdered masala, the tomato puree, salt and a little water.

8)Allow the gravy to thicken.

9)Add the chicken pieces and cook for a while.

10)When the gravy becomes thick, remove from fire.

11)Garnish with coriander leaves and cream.