Pressure Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

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Rated 5.0 based on 12 customer reviews
Pressure Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala
Pressure Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala


For best results, we recommend using:


Mealthy tip:

For a lighter take, replace the heavy cream with more yogurt! This dish looks beautiful with a fresh burst of color just before serving. Either fresh cilantro or fresh parsley works great.

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Sam Dalton says:

I love traditional tikka masala, and this recipe does not disappoint. The sauce has authentic flavor, thanks to the garam masala seasoning and other spices. Instead of heavy cream, you can probably also substitute with coconut milk as well.

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Ashley Melchiore says:

Never made this dish at home before and always have when I'm out at restaurants. Making this in the pressure cooker was so easy. I bought garam masala and now want to use it in everything I make. Took advice above since I like going light on dairy and used coconut milk!

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Melissa P says:

Used yogurt instead of heavy cream and lots of parsley for garnish. This is really delicious and is perfect with basmati rice and a side of naan bread.

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K Emery says:

Excellent ~ We served with Basmati Rice and Greek Yogurt. The dishes were wiped clean with Naan Flatbread.

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T McFaddden says:

Very good! Easy to make and as good as you would get at any restaurant! I LOVE love my new Mealthy pressure cooker!😍

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Tara Cambre says:

I made this tonight for my family. I thought I had tomato purée on hand, but ended up using tomato sauce. It was a bit thin, but the taste was fabulous! I used the yogurt I made in my Mealthy MultiPot in the recipe. I love my Mealthy.

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Carol Merida says:

Delicious, my family is very picky with food, but this chicken was a hit. I’ve made it sans the cayenne pepper. But totally recommend it.

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Denise Smallidge says:

Made this with my kids (8,11 and 12) and the whole family loved it !

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Lori Bishop says:

Loved this using coconut milk vs cream & yogurt!

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Janice Stephens says:

I followed the recipe exactly as written but it was a bit too tomato-y for me. It was very good and my husband loved it. Will definitely make again but might try to reduce the over powering tomato aspect. It was better than the slow cooker recipe I have made in the past.

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Katie Bruder says:

This tasted delicious, but it turned out a little thinner than I like my tikka masala. Any suggestions? Maybe the cornstarch (above) would be good.

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David Ziser says:

I thought the flavors were great with this recipe. For the tomato purée I actually made it up myself and I think that may have contributed to the very thin consistency of the final product. I added a 3 tablespoon cornstarch slurry to the final prep and that brought it up to the consistency it needed to be. Very good, will definitely make again.