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A very easy recipe for chicken tikka masala made in a in slow cooker | ethnicspoon.com
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Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe Card

Here is an easy and tasty recipe for the famous dish chicken tikka masala.  This has it's origins in the Punjab region of India and dates back roughly 5000 years to the tandoor oven. This dish has an interesting food history indeed.

Course Main dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword curry paste, food history, slow cook, spicy recipe
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 6 servings
Calories 208 kcal



  1. In a small bowl combine 1Tbsp. of the garam masala, ginger, salt, chili powder and allspice.
  2. In a glass measuring cup combine the vegetable stock, red curry paste, and tomato paste whisking to combine well.
  3. Place the chicken in the crock pot and add the vegetable stock mixture. Stir a couple of times.
  4. Add in the spice mixture, onions and tomatoes and mix well. Cover.
  5. Cook on low for about 3 hours.
  6. Mix the yogurt with the remaining tablespoon of garam masala. Add to the chicken. Let it sit for about 10 minutes. Add in the cilantro.
  7. Serve with basmati rice or naan.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe Card
Amount Per Serving
Calories 208 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 98mg33%
Sodium 1161mg50%
Potassium 710mg20%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 735IU15%
Vitamin C 7.3mg9%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.