Slow Cooker Lamb Tikka Masala

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A classic Indian take-away dish you can easily make at home in a slow cooker. A lot of fat comes out of lamb as it cooks, so be sure to skim the fat before serving. Serve with an Indian pickle on the side.

Tags: Intermediate, One Hour +, Entrées, Soups & Stews, Vegetables, Lamb, Rice & Grains, Indian, Stir Fry, Slow Cook
Serves: 6
Skill level: Intermediate
Prep time: 15  minutes
Cooking time: 375  minutes
Total: 390  minutes

Additional Information


6 bone-in lamb shoulder chops, about 2 lb/1 kg
1 tsp (5 mL) ground PC Sea Salt & Black Peppercorn Grinder
2 onions, sliced
1 jar (400 mL) PC Indian Tikka Masala Cooking Sauce


  1. Cut each chop into three pieces. Sprinkle evenly with grinder. Spray nonstick frying pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. In batches, brown lamb pieces on all sides, about 7 to 8 minutes. Transfer browned lamb to PC Slow Cooker.
  2. Add onions to same frying pan; cook over medium heat until soft and golden, about 5 to 6 minutes. Add onions to lamb. Add tikka masala sauce, stir and cover with lid.
  3. Set slow cooker to HIGH and timer to 6 hours. Press start.
  4. Skim excess fat before serving. Serve with PC Indian Basmati Rice, garnished with fresh coriander, if desired. Serve with PC Naan, if desired.

Chef's Tips

Stir together browned lamb, onions and tikka masala sauce in stoneware the night before. Cover and refrigerate. In morning, place in slow cooker and set heat and time before going to work.

Nutritional Information

Per 1 cup (250 mL) serving
Calories 320 Cal
Fat 22 g
Sodium 550 mg
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fibre 2 g
Protein 22 g