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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • 0 - 30 Minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 2
  • Chicken Tikka Masala

A tasty favourite that will definitely be a hit at the dinner table. Try replacing chicken with paneer and spinach for a vegetarian version.



  • 1 sachet Tilda Pure Basmati rice
  • 3 tbsp plain yogurt
  • 4 tbsp tikka paste
  • 2 large chicken breast, cut into bite size chunks
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 thumb ginger, grated
  • 200g canned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp smoked salt
  • 2 tbsp water
  • A knob of butter
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp whipping cream

  1. Mix the plain yogurt and tikka paste together and then add the chicken breast chunks. Leave to marinate
  2. Heat the oil in a large pan and add the onions, garlic and ginger and fry for about 5 minutes to soften
  3. Add the marinated chicken and fry until seared and slightly browned
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes, smoked salt and water and cook uncovered for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally
  5. Add the butter and lemon juice and heat through
  6. Finish by swirling in the whipping cream
  7. Heat Tilda Pure Basmati rice as per sachet instructions and serve alongside the curry