Chicken Tikka Masala!

I don’t live anywhere near Punjabi Tandoor (hole in the wall Indian place in Miramar] anymore so I don’t get my Indian fix every once in awhile. In fact, I haven’t had Indian food for like a year now and was eager to make some to cure my craving! As much as I love healthy food, I love heavy creamy foods too sometimes. I have made chicken tikka masala a lot before, but I never got the orange hue like the restaurants. I figured out my problem- I was using canned diced tomatoes, or I wanted to be healthy so I substituted heavy cream with normal milk, or added too much spices. But this time, I followed a great All Recipes recipe and even bought canned tomato sauce (not canned diced tomatoes) and it turned out perfectly! It tastes just like the restaurants and I am so proud! I don’t have a grill so I don’t grill the chicken like you are supposed to, but since the chicken is drowned in sauce, it doesn’t really matter. I totally love it and am so excited to share it with you!!!

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