Chicken Tikka Masala

Submitted by Lynda Eagleson

Chicken Tikka Masala

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Serving: 6
Prep Time 6 hours
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 12 hours


  • 1kg chicken thighs diced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 inch piece of ginger peeled and grated
  • 3 tbls tomato paste
  • 1-2 tbls garam masala
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup cream or coconut milk.
  • Marinade
  • 3/4 cup greek yoghurt
  • 1 tbls cumin
  • 1 tbls ground coriander.


  • Marinate the chicken in yoghurt and spices for up to 6 hours.
  • Fry onion and garlic in a little oil,when soft add ginger,tomato paste and spices until fragrant,can skip this if in a hurry.Add to slowcooker with chicken(remove excess yoghurt) and diced tomatoes.
  • Cook for 6 hours on low.About 15 minutes before end of cooking add cream or milk,can add more garam masala if needed.Might need to thicken sauce with a little cornflour.
  • Serve with jasmine or basmati rice,and papadums.

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