Chicken Tikka Masala | Basics with Babish

Binging with Babish
Published on Mar 28, 2019
Chicken Tikka Masala | Basics with Babish

Enter offer code “Babish” at for 10% off your first purchase, or visit: One of my favorite curries is the beloved chicken tikka masala. You can make this dish at home by making your own curry powder and tikka masala sauce. Shopping List: + For the curry powder: 1 stick cinnamon 1 whole nutmeg 2 dried bay leaves 1 Tbsp whole cloves 2 Tbsp cumin seeds 3 Tbsp coriander seeds 1 Tbsp cardamom 1 tsp red pepper flakes + For the chicken tikka masala marinade: 1 cup full fat yogurt 2 inches ginger, grated 2 garlic cloves, grated 1 Tbsp of the homemade curry powder (above) Kosher salt Freshly ground pepper Drizzle of olive oil 3 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts (cut into 1-inch cubes) + For the tikka masala sauce 2 inches ginger, grated 1/2 small yellow onion, finely minced 2 cloves garlic, grated 1 small bird's eye chili, finely minced 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 Tbsp tomato paste 1 heaping Tbsp homemade curry powder (above) 1 28-ounce can of crushed tomatoes Pinch of white sugar 3/4 cup heavy cream Optional: serve with long grain basmati rice and cilantro garnish Special Equipment: Spice grinder or coffee grinder Music: "Apple Pies & Butterflies" by Blue Wednesday My first cookbook, Eat What You Watch, is available now in stores and online! Amazon: Barnes & Noble: Theme song: "Stay Tuned" by Wuh Oh Binging With Babish Website: Basics With Babish Website: Patreon: Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Twitch: