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Dinner

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

Indulge in the aromatic flavours of Chicken Tikka Masala—a recipe created in our healthy slow cooker that will warm you up during chilly days while whisking you away to exotic horizons with its rich and vibrant taste.
Servings: 6
Total Time: 3r15m
Prep Time: 15m
Cooking Time: 3hr
CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken legs or chicken breasts
  • 250 grams red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 small red chilli pepper, finely chopped
  • 4 cm ginger, peeled and grated
  • ½ tsp. (smoked) paprika powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp. curry powder
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • 210 grams tomato purée
  • 200 ml tomato passata
  • 100 ml water + 1 chicken stock cube
  • salt and pepper
  • fresh cilantro
  • a few tbsp. Greek yogurt
  • cooked jasmine rice
  • fried onions

     

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Preparation Instructions

  1. Thoroughly pat dry the chicken legs or breasts with paper towels.
  2. Choose the Brown/Sauté setting on the slow cooker, add a spoonful of oil and fry the chicken until nicely browned on both sides. Season with salt and pepper. Remove the chicken from the pot and set aside for later.
  3. Briefly fry the onion, garlic, chilli and ginger. Season with the paprika, cinnamon, cumin and curry powder. Fry until you begin to smell the spices.
  4. Add the tomato purée and briefly fry until it begins to brown slightly.
  5. Pour in the coconut milk, the passata and the chicken stock. Now add the chicken back in.
  6. Select the Slow Cook HI setting and set the timer for 3 hours.
  7. Serve with cooked jasmine rice, Greek yogurt, fresh cilantro and, if you like, fried onions.Serve warm, topped with a scoop of ice cream and small sprinkling of chopped nuts if desired.

Tips

You can also stir in a few tablespoons of Greek yogurt before serving.