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Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

This slow cooker chicken tikka masala recipe is a perfect weeknight meal that is packed with bold and rich flavors. Chicken thighs are marinated in a spicy yogurt mixture, then slow-cooked to perfection with a fragrant mix of spices and tomato sauce. Serve over fluffy basmati rice for a delicious and comforting dinner.

Tasty Team
May 04, 2023
87% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 2 cups chicken (250 g)
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 green chiles, chopped
  • ½ cup tomato (100 g), in their juices
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • ¾ cup plain yogurt (200 g)


  • rice
  • coriander

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 226
  • Fat 4g
  • Carbs 16g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugar 7g
  • Protein 30g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Place the chicken pieces in the slow cooker and coat well with the flour and salt.
  2. Throw in the garam masala, turmeric, paprika, onions, garlic, chillies, chopped tomatoes and tomato puree and mix together.
  3. Slow cook on high for 3 hours.
  4. After 3 hours, stir in the plain yogurt. Serve with rice and top with chopped coriander.
  5. Enjoy!
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Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala