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Instant pot chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Indian
Keyword Instant pot chicken Tikka Masala
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter
  • 1 (5 ounces) can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • Minced cilantro

For serving:


  1. let the instant pot to heat up a bit

  2. add some butter

  3. add the marinated chicken breast pieces

  4. wait till it gets brown color

  5. throw the onions in and stir till it gets some color for about 4-5 minutes

  6. once the onions get that brown color adds tomatoes and all the other ingredients and mix everything let it cook for 5 minutes before you close the pot.

  7. for better taste add spices before you add tomatoes, and let it cook with onions for about 2-3 minutes

  8. close the pot and let everything to cook on high pressure

  9. release the pressure and let everything to rest for 10 minutes before you serve

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