Yield: 6

Healthy Slow Cooked Tikka Masala

Healthy Slow Cooked Tikka Masala

This healthy Chicken Tikka Masala recipe is easy to make in a slow cooker, tastes wonderful and with low calories, you will feel good about devouring it!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. fresh ginger, grated
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup canned unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp. cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. garam masala
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 tsp. coriander
  • 1/2 tsp. cardamom
  • 1/2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 4 oz. fat free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Instructions

  1. Combine the ginger, garlic , tomatoes, coconut milk, spices, and chicken in your slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 8 hours. Uncover and let cool ten minutes.
  2. Stir together the yogurt and cornstarch in a small bowl. Let it sit for 5 minutes to activate the thickeners. Stir few spoonfuls of the warm Tikka Masala sauce into the yogurt to bring the temperature up and prevent curdling. Pour the yogurt mixture into the slow cooker, stir, then let thicken for 15 minutes. Taste and add salt as needed.
  3. Serve over basmati rice with a sprinkling of cilantro leaves.

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 178Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 65mgSodium 260mgCarbohydrates 8gFiber 2gSugar 3gProtein 27g

Nutrition information has been auto-calculated for your convenience.

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