Diwali Festival

The process of making Chicken Tikka Masala is given below.

Recipe of Chicken Tikka masala

This mouthwatering Diwali chicken dish adds flavour to you lunch as side dish.

Ingredients to marinate:
  • Marinate for about 1 hour
  • Chicken - 500 gms of boneless chicken
  • Ginger & garlic paste - 4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • garam masala - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • dhaniya powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Curd - 1/2 cup beaten well
To Marinate the chicken
  • Take the beaten curd and mix all the above powders together and add salt
  • Cut the chicken into medium size pieces and add it to the curd mixture, close the vessel with a lid and let it to marinate for about an hour.
For the Gravy

  • Onion - 1 chopped
  • Tomato puree - out of one small tomato
  • Ginger & garlic paste - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Ginger & garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 8 tsp
  • garam masala powder - 2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves
  • Ground almond - 2 tsp (optional)
  • Fresh Cream is optional to garnish

For the chicken
  • After the chicken is marinated, take them and bake them well in a pan with the flame very low in the stove or we you can put the chicken on the grill and cook it till they are cooked
For the gravy:
  • Heat oil in a pan, fry onions till they turn golden brown.
  • Add ginger & garlic paste and let them fry till the oil separates
  • Then add all the masala powders to it, and then add the tomato puree.
  • Add salt to taste and then add little warm water and the ground almond paste its optional to add nd let the gravy to come to a boil.
  • Then add the cooked chicken pieces, and let the gravy come to a boil after adding the chicken pieces.
  • Remove the dish from the stove and add the coriander leaves, and the cream (optional ) to garnish