Tikka Masala Simmer Sauce

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Tikka Masala was one of the first Indian delicacies to gain worldwide popularity. This creamy and mildly spicy delicacy is made from spices, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, and more. It is mainly made using lean meat or chicken. You can easily and quickly recreate this delicious recipe at home using this ready-to-cook Tikka Masala simmer sauce.



  • Add a tablespoon of cooking oil in a saucepan. When it sizzles, add 350gm of chicken pieces. Stir fry them over medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add half (60 grams) of the sauce to the saucepan, sprinkle over the contents of the spice cap, and stir-fry the mixture for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the remaining sauce (60 grams) and water into the saucepan. Cover it with a lid and let it simmer gently. Stir it occasionally, until the chicken is fully cooked.
  • Garnish the Tikka Masala with fresh coriander and some fresh cream on the top to add to its richness, flavor and presentation.

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 120 Grams (3 servings per container) | Calories: 120 Cal | Total Fat 9g: 12% | Saturated Fat 1g: 5% | Trans Fat: 0 Grams| Cholesterol 0mg: 0%| Sodium 420 mg: 18% | Total Carbohydrates 9gm: 3% | Dietary Fiber 1g: 4% | Total Sugars 4g; Includes 2g Added Sugars: 4%| Protein 2g: 4%| Vitamin D 0mcg: 0%| Calcium 25mg: 2%| Iron: 1mg: 6%| Potassium 181 mg: 4%


Optional: Chicken can be replaced with lamb, prawns, mixed vegetables, and cottage cheese.

Chef’s Tips

  • Tikka Masala can be served best with fresh cream, a dollop of butter, and fresh coriander leaves.
  • Cottage cheese or paneer tikka masala is just as delicious, and an excellent option for vegetarians.

Serving Suggestions

Tikka Masala tastes excellent with plain basmati rice, jeera rice, plain paratha, buttery naan, or tandoori roti. You can extend your menu with a green salad.


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