Prepare for a flavor explosion with this chicken tikka recipe! One of the best chicken tikka masala’s you’ll ever taste! Tikka masala combines the creaminess of milder curries with a hint of spice to form the perfect medium dish. Tastes slightly spicy, and earthy resulting in chicken that has a char-grilled flavor. Tikka is traditionally small pieces of boneless chicken based on skewers after marinating in spices and yogurt. The word tikka is a Persian word, meaning “bits” or “pieces”.