Chickpea Tikka Masala

"chickpea tikka masala | lots of flavor to keep you warm this winter."
-- @vegamelon

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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 25mins
Serves or Makes: 3-4

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  • Oil, as needed
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 2 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 1 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 1 cup frozen peas


  • Step 1

    In a large pot, heat some oil and sauté the onion, ginger, and garlic for 5 minutes. Stir in spices and bay leaves. Once fragrant, add in potatoes and tomatoes, then cover the pot and simmer for 10-15 minutes, until potatoes are tender.

  • Step 2

    Add in chickpeas, coconut milk, and peas. Cook for 5 more minutes, then remove from heat and serve warm.