Guru Food’s Tikka Masala Recipe:

Chicken tikka masala is a heartwarming dish of chunks of boneless chicken in a spicy, creamy, orange-coloured sauce. The sauce usually includes pureed tomatoes, cream or coconut cream and various spices. It is claimed that the dish originated in the Indian restaurants of Scotland. The dish is so popular in the UK that it was once nominated to be a British national dish. Other tikka masala variations replace chicken with tofu, paneer, lamb or fish.

Guru Food’s Tikka Masala Recipe helps up make this delicious, quick, and easy meal and perfect for your family and guests.

Chicken Tikka Masala

Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4-6 People 20 Minutes 15 Minutes


  • 3 Tablespoons Guru Food’s Indian Butter Chicken Sauce
  • 1 Jar Guru Food’s Indian Curry Sauce
  • 3 Pieces, about 18 oz or 0.5 kg Chicken breast. Cut into cubes
  • 1 Cup, about 300 ml Yogurt
  • 3 Teaspoons Cooking oil
  •  Fresh coriander. Separate leaves from stems. Chopped
  •  Salt, black pepper, smoked paprika for taste if required
  • 1 Teaspoon Combination of cumin, coriander, fennel, onion seeds
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh ginger. Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh garlic. Chopped
  • 1-2 Tomato Pureed or quartered. Add during simmering process
  • 3 Tablespoons of tomato ketchup Use if sweetness is desired. Add during simmering process
  • 1 Tablespoons of chili sauce Use additional spiciness is desired. Add at any time
  • 1 Red capsicum or bell pepper Slice thinly. Add during simmering process


  1. Bring empty pot to medium-high temperature for 2 minutes

  2. Add the oil, and then if used, sauté optional dry ingredients. 1 minute

  3. Sauté chicken until slightly brown

  4. Add the Guru Food’s Indian Butter Chicken Sauce and Indian Curry Sauce, stir, and simmer for 6-8 minutes until chicken is done. Continue to stir occasionally

  5. Stir in the yogurt and let simmer 2-3 minutes

  6. Add fresh coriander stems

  7. Remove from heat. Add fresh coriander leaves. Garnish to taste

Recipe Notes

Alternative ingredients and ideas:

  • Vegan or vegetarian tofu may be used in place of chicken breasts
  • Non-dairy products, soya, almond or coconut milk may be substituted for yogurt
  • For hotter version add dried chillies or chili sauce
  • Serve on basmati rice