Chickpea Tikka Masala Recipe

In the traditional Indian dish chickpea tikka masala, chickpeas are cooked in a tasty, creamy sauce. Place this dish on top of basmati rice or bread.

– 1 tablespoon olive oil – 1 medium onion, thinly sliced – 2 carrots, thinly sliced – 1 teaspoon garam masala – 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin – 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper – 1 tablespoon tomato paste – 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger paste – 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste – 1/2 medium fresh jalapeño chile pepper, finely chopped* – 2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained – 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce – 1/4 teaspoon sugar – 1/4 teaspoon salt – 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional) – 3/4 cup water, or as needed – 1/4 cup half and half – 1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro – 4 cups hot cooked basmati rice

INGREDIENTS

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INSTRUCTION

Gather everything you need.Warm up the oil in a big pan over medium-high heat. Add the carrots and onion. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes, until the carrots are soft.

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STEP  1 .

Then add the cumin, black pepper, and garam masala. Cook and stir the mixture for about 30 seconds, until it smells good.

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STEP 2.

After that, put in the garam masala, black pepper, and cumin. For about 30 seconds, cook and stir the mix until it smells good.

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STEP 3.

Mix in chickpeas, tomato sauce, sugar, salt, and cayenne. Heat mixture on medium-high. Turn down heat. Simmer covered for 10 minutes.

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STEP 4.

Stir in 3/4 cup water and half-and-half. Continue cooking on low for 1 minute to heat. Add water to make it saucier. Stop cooking, cover, and warm.

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STEP 5.

Add parsley on top and serve with naan and/or hot basmati rice.

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STEP 6.

Nutrition 

485Calories 10gFat 80gCarbs 22gProtein 

See also

Kheer  Recipe