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chicken tikka masala



Chicken Tikka Masala is a popular dish from the Indian subcontinent. It is made from chunks of roasted marinated chicken in a spiced curry sauce. The sauce is usually creamy, spicily aromatic, and orange-colored. This flavorful and aromatic dish supposedly originated in Scotland and is extremely loved around the world. It pairs well with naan, roti or rice and is known for its rich and creamy texture.

Get the best of both worlds - the taste you love and the health benefits you need - with chicken tikka masala

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chicken breast


plain yogurt

1 cup

lemon juice

1 tablespoon


2 teaspoons


1 teaspoon

cayenne pepper

2 teaspoons

black pepper

2 teaspoons

minced fresh ginger

1 tablespoon

salt, or to taste

4 teaspoons


3 cloves

heavy cream

2 cups


2 teaspoons


1 tablespoon



Step 1:

In a bowl, combine chicken, yogurt, and lemon juice. Mix well and marinate for an hour.

Step 2:

In a large heavy skillet ahead, heat the oil over medium heat. Stir in garlic and cook 1 minute. Add chicken and cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.

Step 3:

Stir in garam masala, ground coriander, cumin, paprika, and salt. Cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes.

Step 4:

Stir in tomato sauce and cream. Simmer on low heat until sauce thickens, about 15 minutes.

Step 5:

Garnish with fresh parsley and serve with steamed basmati rice.

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