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30-minute chicken tikka masala

Tikka Masala

Ingredients 17
Servings 6
Time 10 min


  • 2
    onions, finely chopped
  • 4
    chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1
    red chilli
  • 3
    piece of ginger
  • a handful of fresh coriander, chopped
  • 3
    garlic cloves, sliced
  • 300
    tikka paste
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 400
    chopped tomatoes
  • 250
    plain yoghurt
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • flat bread to serve
  • Tzatziki
  • 250
    plain yoghurt
  • a handful of fresh mint, chopped
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2
    cucumber, seeds scraped and grated


30 min

This quick chicken tikka recipe is perfect for a week-night dinner.

1. In a saucepan heat oil over medium heat, then add the onion, chicken, chilli, ginger, coriander and garlic and fry for 5 minutes.

2. Stir in the tikka paste and fry for 1 minute or until blended. Season and add the tomatoes and 125 ml (½ c) water. Reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

3. With two forks shred the chicken in the pan. Remove from the heat, stir in the yoghurt, lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.

4. Tzatziki Combine the yoghurt, mint and lemon juice. Add the grated cucumber, season to taste and stir. Serve with flat bread.


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