Chickpea Tikka Masala

 

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Chickpea Tikka Masala

Serves 8

2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves – crushed
1 x 2-inch piece of ginger, finely chopped in to a paste
1 tablespoon Garam Masala
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons ground coriander
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon turmeric
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 tins of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 tins of chopped tomatoes (or pasata if you prefer)
1 can full fat coconut milk
1 teaspoon arrowroot powder
Salt to taste
Fresh chopped coriander

Directions

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions, a pinch of salt, and sautè until clear, about 6 minutes stirring every now and then. Add garlic and sautè for 1 more minute.
Add ginger and spices and sauté until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
Add chickpeas and diced tomatoes, bring to a boil, lower to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
Stir in coconut milk and simmer for 5 more minutes.
In a small bowl whisk arrowroot with 2 tablespoons of water. Stir in the chickpea mixture and cook for 5 more minutes or until the gravy has thickened.
Take a taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
Remove from the heat, sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro and serve with basmati rice & my 3 ingredient naan bread 

Munch up🙂

 

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