Slow Cooker Turkey Tikka Masala

September 3, 2014 by Kari Karch

When you see how easy this recipe is to make, you’ll appreciate every single delicious bite! I love how the spices and coconut milk make this dish a winner winner turkey dinner. Happy Eating!


preparation time
10 mins

cook time




2 pounds boneless, skinless turkey thighs cubed

1 medium onion diced

15 ounces can of coconut milk

0.25 cup tomato paste

2 tablespoons grated ginger root

4 garlic cloves grated

1 tablespoons garam masala

1 tablespoons curry powder

1 tablespoons corriander

1 tablespoons cumin

1 tablespoons cornstarch

1 teaspoons salt

0.5 teaspoons black pepper

0.5 teaspoons cayenne pepper

0.25 cup cilantro minced for garnish



Place cubed turkey thighs and diced onion in the bottom of a slow cooker. In a medium bowl, whisk together coconut milk, tomato paste, ginger, garlic, spices, cornstarch, salt and cayenne. Pour mixture over the chicken and onion and stir well. Cook high for 4 hours. Serve with basmati rice and cucumber sauce on the side. Garnish with cilantro.

Kari Karch

Kari Karch is a 19-year veteran of the culinary industry, creator of Kiss the Cook, and the head chef and spokesperson for the Kenmore brand. She has made many notable appearances on ABC Morning News, on WGN, on the Cooking Channel and as a judge for the World Food Championships.