It’s fresh, Greek 2% and I marinated it overnight (last time I didn’t). I have been CRAVING Chicken Tikka Misala and was in the market for a GOOD recipe! Thank you so much for the recipe. I’ve read recipe after recipe and still somehow it never comes out right. It’s definitely one we will cook again. I would prefer the sauce pan because less splatter-splatter. I’m curious as to why both pre-ground and freshly-ground cumin are called for. Just making sure. It has turned out wonderfully. Made it as written (including amchoor, which I had been meaning to try in a recipe) and the flavor came out perfectly balanced. But overall it was a fantastic recipe, definitely will be adding it to our rotation. My sad collection: black sea salt, fenugreek leaves, whole nutmeg, tandoori spice, ajwan seeds, ground coriander, white poppy seeds, black cardamon, fennel. 1 1/4 pounds (about 4 medium) Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled if … I should add that tamarind does vary, but I now buy the jars of tamarind which means that I don’t need to soak the paste or take out seeds and fibre. Potatoes and cauliflower are a classic combination, you’d have basically Aloo Gobi. It pains me to shell out $35 every time I want my chicken tikka and chana masala from my favorite place. Honestly, on a cold day like this this is all I want to eat. I actually doubled the batch for dinner with my kids and partners and there was enough for dinner later that week and lunch at work. Thanks for sharing all your delicious recipes over the years! I follow the recipe exactly except I always double it so I can freeze a bunch of lunch size containers for later. So did the spiced cauliflower and potatoes and the raita, definitely a winner! Perfect amount of spice and not too heavy. It’s true that the chicken tikka is typically marinated and cooked separately, traditionally on skewers over a grill or brazier, then added to the sauce (masala). Still very good and worth a try! To be honest, the turmeric, ginger, corriander and garlic are the prominent flavours here. I’ve been following Chetna on IG but haven’t dug through the videos to get actual recipes yet. Thanks for another great recipe. Very simple and excellent dish very. I so wanted to love this but it wasn’t my favorite. I consider myself an Indian food generalist (or opportunist, take your pick). And then you posted this. I think that’s one of the keys to making the recipe better than average. Tried this last night. I’d also like to note, for the economically conscious, that Indian grocery stores sell big bags of spices for a fraction of what a tiny jar will cost at a regular grocery store. Like @Kate #16, I have to deal with an allergy to tomatoes and hope someone might chime in with ideas for a sub. I like the varied texture and nuanced flavor difference. I randomly came across another site’s versions on youtube (who knew?) I have a chicken tikka masala recipe I love (from the Chicago Tribune, of all the odd places), but it’s fairly effortful for a weeknight and I rarely make it. I love Indian food in all forms- so my standards are pretty low. Alas, the general flavor profile of Indian food is one DH#2 simply doesn’t enjoy, much as I have tried. As someone mentioned above, I added a bit of my favorite MDH-brand chana masala spice (their garam masala is great too) and also used Israeli coffee spice from Pereg instead of ginger, as I had none. Thanks! Chicken tikka is essentially pieces of boneless chicken marinated in curd and spices and baked in an oven or over a fire. I have almost all of this. It looks incredibly tempting (or, as Mary Berry might say, “inviting”), but coconut milk makes it kosher-friendly. The first time, I did it stove top and it was fantastic. New here? My two cents: since the original recipe called for an entire chicken, cut up, I’d think the same timing would work. Super filling. , I laughed out loud when I saw them, especially since I came here top all one of them haha. They said it was sour. Can’t wait to try. As-written; absolutely delicious! We did the cayenne on the high end of the suggested range and it was a great level of heat for us (but we like spicy food). Chicken tikka masala implies making tikka (a seasoned, baked protein— traditionally in an Indian clay oven called a tandoor; in home kitchens in the oven) and then putting the cooked meat in a gravy. (I am glad to have it’s goodness validated here). My mom makes fruit salad every summer with pears, apples and bananas and spices it with a little fresh lemon juice, salt and amchoor. Love the website and I look forward to every new post, keep it up! Thanks for the wonderful idea and recipe. I was committed to their Malai Kofta, with a stroll to Graeter’s for dessert. It’s not a seasoning I use frequently so I don’t know if it’ll be worth it to buy. This is definitely a straight up curry and not tikka, as the name implies the chicken pieces would be cooked in a tandoor or grilled before going into the gravy. then you can quickly cook to order (literally in minutes). So many people are afraid of Indian cooking because of the spices and they think they can make a dish with less spices. Not sure how much it will affect the overall flavor, but I bet it would be still delicious without. My, oh my. Very interesting tip. I have never had or made Indian food. The important point is that this sauce is not meant to be thick and gloopy; rather it is light and nourishing. Thank you for reporting back and I’ll be making this tomorrow night! This looks like a simple place to start. Maybe my tomatoes needed to break down a little longer? Best thing about the dish is that you can actually make a completely new dish from the leftover chana masala! For what it’s worth to anyone with a sparse pantry, I subbed cumin seeds with ground cumin. I completely agree on investing in the Indian spices! So this comes at a perfect time — and I already have most of the ingredients! My best friend in college is from Northern India and this tasted just like the channa masala she would make when I went to her place for dinner. Also used ground ginger instead of fresh for the same reasons. I am pleased as punch to say that I found and made this recipe some time ago. And then you chop it up into bite size pieces and add it to a curry made of tomatoes and cream (see Alison Roman’s NYT recipe – easy enough for a weeknight meal). 1. Takes it to whole ‘nother level. It lends the sour and tangy taste and at the same time it leaves the rustic looking and beautiful dark color. A couple of tricks I picked up from a friend who hails from North India, the home of the chana masala, and who’s a wonderful cook herself: Also the kashmiri cook curd in a very specific way. Which is even worse since I live like 2 blocks from Patel Brothers, an amazing Indian supermarket, where I bought spices that came with their own little spoons in them. We are trying to cut down on meat a bit so I halved the amount of chicken and added 1 head of cauliflower florets with a little extra water and tomato paste. The other thing I have noticed is using dried chickpeas versus canned chickpead. I’m currently making a huge batch of caramelized onions to freeze so that we can make this all the time. I’m inspired to revisit it :). why i never thought to use chickpeas instead baffles me. We had beer and two guests. I threw fresh cilantro in at the end (we are cilantro fanatics) but other than that I made it true to your recipe. Do you 1/2 the salt,garlic and ginger with the chicken? My favorite ever chicken tikka masala (from Ambar in Cincinnati, for any Ohioans out there) has a very smooth sauce, and I’m kind of wedded to that very creamy, no-lump texture. Can’t wait to try it out. So meh that I read back over the recipe twice to be sure I didn’t do something wrong. Many commenters came forward and corrected my mistake (namely, this isn’t chicken tikka masala!) Made it tonight. The result: the best Indian style curry I can remember making! Oct 14, 2019 - [Note: This dish was previously, incorrectly called “Chicken Tikka Masala.”] In February, I fell into an I Miss GBBO rabbit hole (my interest waned when Mel, Sue and Mary Berry left, al… I also used a jalapeno instead of one of those smaller green chile peppers (only available in a pack of like 20??) I love that place and they seem to have pretty much every spice I’ve ever looked for. Definitely worth the cost up front! 2 teaspoons ground cumin Thanks for the recipe! Your attitude here is disgusting. cook it on high heat till the first boil. Try making plain wheat flour roti on the stove top – they are lighter, healthier and easier to make. Made this! Manjula also has videos for each recipe, which is helpful when trying to learn how to do something new in the kitchen. I served it with basmati rice and naan cooked on my George Forman grill and it served five with enough left over for me to have some for Sunday lunch. Hi! Gale — I want to say basmati, however, I’m learning from these comments that there are many, many Indian readers out there so I am hoping one will chime in and tell me if I am correct. Best recipe for this dish (chicken curry?) Based on watching Chetna’s video, I should’ve cooked my onions and tomatoes much longer or at a higher heat level to get such brownness (even though I well exceeded the time listed in the recipe). I made it without garlic, but it was pretty bland, so I would recommend not omitting it. For a busy woman, this is definitely a go-to dish that will impress. I was incorrect about the title of the dish, and I’m kicking myself because my intentions were exactly the opposite. hey dawn m an indian and i can tell u that basmati rice is taken very seriously here in india. 1/2 cup dry Marsala. My fiancee and I loooove Indian food and are considering a honeymoon trip to eat our way across the land! You hid the link for Jacob’s picture between 2 photos, I almost missed it!Which would have been a shame, because he is sooooo cute! Love your blog! One visit to a traditional Indian restaurant will give you all the answers as to why. Smells delicious when I opened the lid at 30 minutes. Definitely enjoying it for dinner this week! I followed your recipe exactly, it didn’t really taste much like curry either. It was easy and so delicious and comforting. Thanks for this recipe – gonna have to try it. Spices add flavor, color and zest to foods. I tried this in mu home. With that, I have taken to adding up to a cup of frozen peas right at the end of cooking, which adds nice color and flavor as well as another serving of veggies. In either case, what are the ingredients and quantities? Used canned tomatoes, and added a step of blending it a bit in the blender before adding chicken+marinade because my tomatoes didn’t break down. 10/10! My wife has been bugging me to learn how to make this and I finally did. i substituted about a half teaspoon of lime zest (not juice) for the amchur and added a bunch of fresh spinach leaves in the last two minutes (they wilt quickly and don’t change the dish’s flavor…just doing it for the greens). Also try tamarind. PS-If you’re ever in the mid-atlantic and need someone to watch that cutie, I’m there! I need to hear what spice this is!” (I’m fun.). Thank you ! https://www.keyingredient.com/recipes/105082/chicken-tikka-masala-from-cooks-illustrated/. Love love love this recipe! I figured a full teaspoon of cayenne would be way too much for them, so I didn’t measure but gave a couple good shakes. The investment in spices is definitely worth it – was able to find the amchoor powder with the rest of these, and it is definitely worth the trip to the spice store (a treat in itself). I wouldn’t stress over which one you use; use one you like. I will be making this over and over again for sure. Hi, can I use sour cream instead of yogurt? I just made this for dinner and got brave and included the chili pepper, and *surprise* it’s completely different meal but absolutely delicious. Thanks!! The only thing I noticed was that it was missing a some depth, maybe I need to simmer this a while longer or maybe next time I’ll add some tomato paste to see how it turns out. You can get many of these spices in the bulk section at Whole Foods Market and buy only what you need. Ah, I love Madhur Jaffrey. It is delicious. Thanks for putting it out there. Curious about the amchoor! Stock? It freezes quite well, even with the dairy in it. I was intrigued, but could never figure out what to do with it. And that my favorite local place to get it closed quietly last year, a victim of the recession? It is totally awesome. xo! Had I not fiddled with this recipe, it would have looked nothing like Deb’s photo. Much appreciated. Thank you for posting. I accidentally doubled the ginger – didn’t see the “divided” part of the instructions – and I’m glad I did since I really like ginger. Although the spices are an initial investment, the price of the remaining ingredients in Indian recipes (and especially the ones on this site) to be among the most affordable, largely dried beans and lentils, onions and rice — these recipes are a great way to stay on budget. Just had my second go at this recipe and it turned out excellent! Hi Deb, can I substitute the 2 teaspoons of toasted cumin seeds with 2 teaspoons of ground cumin? I made this for dinner tonight and my family raved. I loved the beginning of The Namesake (movie) when the mother misses street chaat and tries to make it from rice krispies, hot sauces and a few other weird ingredients at home. I buy in small quantities from the bulk bins at my local natural foods store. Basmati is correct! I have the same question. Just so you know, last time I made this (though I didn’t measure the spices, I tend to eyeball things) I gave some to a coworker who was celebrating Diwali, Indian New Year. Thank you. Perfect. I am indian and really am not a chana masala fan, never really have been but this looks really good! To Craig, #276: I plan to keep mine in the fridge for about a week. Puro spices are unadulterated, full-flavor and naturally healthy. In the absence of amchoor powder we ended up using all the juice of 1 small lemon, to our surprise. I will definitely make it again! Yum! “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet”, said the bard. I grew up in Sri Lanka and am getting married this August to a pretty fantastic Seattle boy who is equally as excited as I am to serve an indian dinner at our reception. Next time I would put in a bit less cumin as the dish was bit too tart. I agree about the spices – once you have all of them in your pantry, making an Indian dish is really very manageable. 1 tablespoon nutmeg; ground Watched her tv shows all the time. maybe everyone ate 1 to 1.5 cups of it), you’d need a lot more of it rather than if it were one of six or eight dishes (where everyone might be taking about 1/3 cup). I just went to the grocery store today, and, of course, have every ingredient on hand but this one. I’ve made a slew of chana masalas — a Northern Indian chickpea stew with tomatoes — but none have made their way to you because while they’ve all been edible, with bowls licked clean as there are exactly no intersections of chickpeas and tomatoes that I won’t gobble down, I had yet to find The One. This looks delicious! Okay. I think the amchoor powder is great, new secret ingredient. Also grated 1/2 a frozen lemon (u gotta try it – always keep a lemon or two frozen in the freezer) a really nice lemony sour note. Thank you for this recipe. Oh well! chicken rotation. Thanks for the recipe. I feel like it could work but I haven’t tried it. I don’t use the tomato paste, and I use a full 15 oz can of (well shaken) full fat coconut milk and a bit more garlic, ginger, and spices than is called for and it’s the most delicious curry ever. It was a bit too spicy for my taste so next time I think we’ll take it a bit easy on the cayenne. I used to date a Pakistani guy and one of the things I loved for him to cook was chana masala. * Annada Rathi on Food52: “Curry is not Indian!… There is no word for ‘curry’ in Indian languages; you will not find curry powder stocked in Indian homes and grocery stores; and contrary to popular perception, Indians do not eat curry every day.” Super excited for this recipe. Add remaining ginger and garlic and cook one to two minutes more. HOWEVER – this review isn’t a reflection of the recipe because I made changes: I used standard 14oz extra firm tofu (drained/pressed, cubed) and 1 large head cauliflower (all still marinated in yogurt, garlic, ginger, salt) instead of chicken. I know from all of the comments I am missing something really good. i live in a very ethnic area of my town, so i am going to look for the amchoor powder. Deb. I’ve been craving Indian food for a while-PERFECT timing! PS:The tea bag idea is brilliant. I know that you mention sour right in the description, so it’s my bad, but just wanted to warn others who may not want it quite so strong to use a little less at first and then amp it up later. Is there a typical type of tea bag that is added when the dish simmers? On top of that they include swearing – nothing major but I liked watching that show with my kids. Made it last night and it was yum. 1 tablespoon fennel seeds; ground I moved from Cincinnati 20 years ago and I still dream about it (and tell people about when I lived in a neighborhood where the Indian restaurant scented the air). my husband and i are currently living (working) in Nepal and have been living on nothing but channa masala. I couldn’t stop thinking about making this curry dish all week, but my attempt didn’t turn out well at all. I wonder if I could add a 3rd can of chickpeas as the onion to chickpea ratio seems a little off? Right after I get over my Chinese food obsession, I am making this! My family, friends and co-workers are pretty impressed:) Thank you so much! I strained it to imitate Greek yogurt, but wouldn’t do that again and would just reduced the water I add. My best solution (for now) is to keep Trader Joe’s frozen garlic naan on hand, but I’d love to use a Smitten Kitchen recipe instead! I only had one can of chickpeas, so I added eggplant and cauliflower to make up for the loss of chickpeas, and they added some great textures and flavors to the dish. I did sub a jalapeno for a green chile pepper so mine may have been a little less spicy than everyone else’s. Even my bf – who has a crappy undeveloped palate and generally doesn’t like foreign food – loves this recipe. Absolutely delicious! Do you find it doesn’t impart the spice flavor into the chicken well enough in the shorter marinade time? Cumin seed questions — I toasted and ground it in a spice grinder/coffee grinder that I’ve repourposed. SAUCY SMITH I used chicken tenderloins (white meat) cut into 2″ pieces because that’s what I had thawed. What I loved most about this dish is that it lacked the greasy/heavy feel that comes with most Indian dishes from Indian restaurants. I’ll try it again another way. So glad you posted this, because I trust your recipes and you ROCK! Anyway, do you have any thoughts on preventing that. But in any case her sauce does get super thick like some people might be expecting. David Lebovitz has instructions on how to make ice cream without an ice cream maker: http://www.davidlebovitz.com/archives/2007/07/making_ice_crea_1.html. I encourage you to give it another try. I used sour cream instead of yogurt, and didn’t end up having any tomato paste, so just added a little bit more fresh tomato. The browning of the onions is a very important part. Once again your site does not disappoint! I squeeze lime if I dont find amchur powder as well. The instructions were perfect. Indian recipes a breeze. I made this with tofu and as soon as I added it to the onion/tomato mixture, the yogurt separated and got all curdled. And as a final straw, baking quality is WAY down. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. • I ended up cooking this with bone-in chicken thighs and drumsticks as my local butcher only had whole chicken legs. This looks absolutely delicious. My brother, who is extremely picky and likes to critique my cooking – loved it! I’ve also been reading this blog for well over a decade and have always found Deb very respectful, i.e. My cayenne must be way spicier because the amount listed would be insane (or I’m a wimp; probably both) and I’ve found that just omitting the cayenne is fine and it’s nicely spiced. 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley leaves (optional, for garnish) Pat chicken dry … I’ve been making rice for (this is scary) 50 yrs and only recently did I catch on to the rinsing business. I mashed a few chickpeas at the end to thicken the sauce, added a touch of sugar and topped it with some chopped parsley….I was out of fresh cilantro! I also appreciate that there’s no pre-browning or frying if the chicken pieces involved! My three year old thought it was fantastic! Oh and make sure you make the Indian-spiced potatoes mentioned above. It’s never been good! Thanks! But if you want to add some sour taste then Lemon and Tamarind. Thank you for sharing! I like to cook in the early morning for dinner at night. I also ordered the amchoor powder and waited for it to arrive before I made this – definitely worth the investment and the wait time! How about eggplant? 2 teaspoons cumin seeds, toasted and ground They cook the yoghurt on a very high flame with constant stirring and its a miracle. Absolutely delicious! However before you look to any of those books, get Classic Indian Cooking by Julie Sahni. It’s weird that my comment posted as a response to another one, but in any event, yes. 11/10, will definitely make again soon. Check it out! Huh. You can also add a 1/4 teaspoon of asafoetida at this point to the oil Thanks for sharing this recipe. I’m fact there is this dish called kadhi which is essentially a bastardization of the word curry. Thank you! But yeah. And I loved you even more when you visited Portugal and my heart swelled with pride. It turns out that there are two… not one… but two Indian grocery stores right in Danbury, CT!!! I also added about a T. of tomato paste. Like bungalow. I have failed miserably in my attempts to make Indian dishes, even with the assistance of a lovely couple who took the time to introduce me to amchur as a key component to their home cooking and proceeded to step me through the preparation of one of the best meals I’ve ever had. Dear sir, This has become a staple in my house…delicious! If you were a vegan, does that sound like a tasty dinner in lieu of the chicken? We love Indian cuisine (lived in London UK for many years before moving to Toronto, Canada.. good Indian cuisine cities) but every attempt of cooking curry has been less than satisfactory. and 1 tsp of mango chutney when served…..absolutely fantastically delicious! Thirteen years ago: Lemon Cake. this is the kind of recipe that can accommodate what you happen to have around, so i’m glad to add it to the arsenal. I also recommend topping it with a splash of lemon juice and some cut up raw onions. Costco used to carry the Tasty Bite pouches of Chana Masala and I used them often for lunch at work. That’s how my favourite Indian take-away does it, and I’ve adopted it at home as well. Hard for me to say from here, but those are usually the ones that either take forever to get soft or really never do. Saved by Feastie. Chicken tikka masala was always a dish to use up leftover tandoori chicken and the good versions (not the overly tomatoey and creamy ones in most American restaurants) retain some of that flavor from the tandoor itself. Even I had a hard time believing it wasn’t fresh from our favorite local Indian place. Uneducated? Do you think it would still be worth making with non-fat yogurt? I just made this last night and I cannot tell you how savory the aromas were and how DELICIOUS this curry was. Once regular and then once roasted and ground. I was hesitant to put that in because it depends on whether it is your only main (then maybe just 4) or if it were being served with other dishes/curries or rice, naan, etc. And absolutely agree – even the crappiest of winter winter tomatoes are better than tinned tomatoes. Clearly, it didn’t effect the taste, but visually I would like to for it to look better. So I’ve been trying to learn as many recipes as possible. We only had one can of chickpeas in the pantry so we substituted the other with a can of cannellini beans. First of all – thank you Deb for teaching me how to make my first Indian dish!!! Whole would be fine, but you’ll need to break them down a lot with your spoon, or blend them first. I’m regretting it because unfortunately, after eating it myself, I think it will have too much of a kick for them. They should soften, but if they were old, they may indeed take forever. very small amounts can be tolerated in a chili spice mix but not as a spice on its own – any suggestions for a substitute or just leave it out? I’m wondering, is there a way to save it? Used a few squirts of rooster sauce since we didn’t have any peppers. Apocryphally tikka masala was invented in a restaurant to use up leftover tandoori chicken. Made this last night. Just asking to be underwhelmed. I made this tonight and it was DELICIOUS. Love this! I cooked this last night & it was so easy and entirely delicious Hi Andrea! I’ll definitely be making this again! I store them in their cooking liquid since it is full of flavor. We all loved it and it will be a go-to from now on :) Thanks! i only used 1 tbsp of it instead of the spices listed since i was testing it out. Nice recipe and also healthy for all kinds of age groups. Mine was grainy too. I just have a little modification to suggest.Add the cumin seeds to hot oil and when they start crackling, continue with the recipe as written. Did I let the yogurt get too hot? This will last all wintering your freezer. This looks amazing. fresh cooked naan with any curry is wonderful. and, i’m sorry to be a comments hog, but if Nutrition by Eve ever comes back to check in on these comments, i just wanted to let her know that most families who cook indian food at home do it in a much more healthful way than what you get at restaurants. But if it tasted good then that’s all that matters! Will definitely change the staples I keep around! So easy and tasted like it was from a restaurant. I bet the leftovers will be even more tasty… what's left since it was devoured. Another thought on the cooking times and wetness — Chetna caramelizes the onions, which usually takes me 15 min or so, and after that she cooks the tomatoes for 15-20 minutes until quite broken down, both steps that might help if you’re having trouble with the liquid. Add amchoor powder and a hotter-than-jalapeno pepper found at the Indian store… !!!! Kathy was referring to her own experience, but then made a gross generalization off of her singular experience. Thank you so much for this recipe and for the exact measurements. This did not affect the flavor much, but it was a hassle. Even my picky 4 year old declared it delicious. I love your recipes, but would really, REALLY appreciate it if you would include nutritional content/values. I would appreciate any thoughts on this. Thank you. Lisa — That said, just keep cooking them. I read mixed things about the word “curry,” which can be confusing — more here on why, but it’s basically it’s catch-all term that doesn’t mean a whole lot.”. 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