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Chickpea Tikka Masala

Recipe details

Servings: 4
Time: Under 30 minutes

Try this vegetarian dinner full of robust Indian flavours. The fragrant combination of onion, garlic, ginger, and yogurt makes this dish incredibly appetizing. You’ll just love this warm and comforting dish.


  • 2 cups (500 mL) diced onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) grated fresh ginger
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) masala paste or curry paste
  • 3 cups (750 mL) canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup (250 mL) no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups (500 mL) plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh cilantro
  • 2 pieces whole-wheat naan bread


  1. In a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat, stir onions for 3 minutes or until translucent in colour. Stir in garlic and ginger and cook for 30 seconds longer. Stir in masala paste and cook for 30 seconds Stir in chickpeas and diced tomatoes, cook for 10 minutes. Take off the heat and slowly stir in yogurt.
  2. Serve in a bowl topped with cilantro and a half slice of toasted whole-wheat naan.


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Chickpea Tikka Masala

Nutrition Information

per serving

Calories: 464
Protein: 28 g
Carbohydrate: 67 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 12.7 g
Sodium: 603 mg
Calcium: 273 mg