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Chickpea Tikka Masala

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This is a mild veg version of the Indian restaurant favorite that just shows that Indian food doesn’t have to be blazing-spicy to be good. You'll want to serve it over rice.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 medium
    onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    garam masala
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 2 tsp
    grated fresh ginger
  • 1
    grated fresh ginger
  • 2
    15-oz. cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1
    28-oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 c
    low-fat greek-style yogurt
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh cilantro

How to Make Chickpea Tikka Masala


  1. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add 
onion, and saute 5 minutes, or until softened. 
Add garam masala, tomato paste, ginger, and 
serrano chile, and season with salt, if desired. 
Sauté 1 minute more.
  2. Stir in chickpeas and tomatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in yogurt and cilantro. Serve.

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About Chickpea Tikka Masala

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Indian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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