Instant Pot Tikka Masala

It is an exquisite dish made up of chicken. It originates from India but is cooked all over the world.

5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Tikka Masala

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword chicken, heavy cream, Tikka Masala
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 326 kcal


  • 1 lb chicken boneless and skinless
  • 14 ounce canned,crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/4 tsp dried ginger
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp butter
  • 1/4 cup onion diced
  • tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp turnmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • salt to taste


  1. Add chicken chunks in the instant pot and sauté it for 5-8 minutes. 

  2. Then add onions and garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

  3. Now, add remaining ingredients in the instant pot except cream and salt.

  4. Cover the lid and press the “Manual” button.

  5. Cook for 8 minutes on HIGH pressure.

  6. Release the pressure through the steam vent and open the lid.

  7. Again press “Sauté” and add cream and salt.

  8. Dish out and serve hot.

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