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CHICKPEA TIKKA MASALA

top down view of a bowl filled with a serving of easy vegan chickpea tikka masala and rice in a bowl with spoon.

Dinner is on with this flavorful Indian inspired Chickpea Tikka Masala recipe! It’s lusciously creamy and easy to make right at home in one pan with simple ingredients!

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Instructions

In a large pot, heat oil or water over medium heat, add onions and cumin seeds, cook for 5 Р7 minute, until onions are browned around the edges. Add the ginger and garlic, cook 1 to 2 minutes more. Add the garam masala, turmeric, garam masala, cayenne  and cook for 1 Р2 two minutes, or until nice and fragrant. Add tomatoes and cook for 4 minutes, until they breakdown a bit. Add tomato paste, chickpeas and coconut milk, stir to combine and bring to a gentle simmer, stirring occasionally. Simmer, covered, for 25 to 30 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally. Adjust seasonings to taste.

Serve with rice, cilantro lime rice, quinoa, couscous, or pair with vegan naan bread.

Serves 6

NOTES:

Optional add-ins: For a veggie filled meal add in one or more of the following with the chickpeas.

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Recipe adapted from Deb of Smitten Kitchen.

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