How to make paleo Chicken Masala

Paleo chicken Masala is a easy and tasty recipe which can be enjoyed with paleo rotis. This recipe turns a classic Indian dish into a tantalizing Paleo adaptation. After all, it is the abundant amount of spice that makes it the real thing. Allow sufficient time, 12 to 24 hours, to marinate the chicken breasts for the most noteworthy flavors.

For some people, chicken masala is the ultimate comfort food, for others it is a simple burger.


  • 500gm chicken breast fillets, boneless & skinless, cubed
  • 4 tsp. garam masala
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 cup coconut cream or full-fat coconut milk
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper as per taste
  • Fresh corriander, to serve


  1. Combine the chicken breasts, 2 teaspoons garam masala, coriander, cumin, turmeric, chili powder, lime juice, and 1 teaspoon salt in a large bowl and mix to combine.
  2. Allow to marinate for at least 1 hour – ideally up to 24 hours, covered in the refrigerator.
  3. When the chicken has finished marinating, fry the onion in a saucepan until soft and translucent, then add the ginger garlic paste and remaining 2 teaspoons of garam masala and cook until fragrant.
  4. Add the marinated chicken and allow to cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour in the tomatoes and break up with a wooden spoon.
  6. Pour in the coconut cream and bring to a boil.
  7. Turn down the heat and allow to simmer for 30 minutes until the sauce has thickened slightly and the chicken is tender and cooked through.
  8. Serve with fresh coriander leaves and enjoy with paleo rotis

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