Vegetarian Tikka Masala

Vegetarian Tikka Masala is a delicious and flavorful dish that is perfect for vegetarians and vegans. This dish is made with chunks of vegetables, such as bell peppers and onions, that are marinated in a blend of spices and yogurt before being grilled or baked. The vegetables are then simmered in a rich tomato-based sauce, which is infused with a blend of Indian spices such as cumin, coriander, and turmeric. The result is a hearty and satisfying dish that is perfect served over a bed of rice or with naan bread.


  • 1 cup of diced vegetables (bell peppers, onions, cauliflower, and potatoes)
  • 1 cup of plain yogurt
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons of grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon of ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon of ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon of ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 cup of canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup of vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup of heavy cream (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the diced vegetables, yogurt, garlic, ginger, tomato paste, cumin, coriander, turmeric, and cayenne pepper. Mix well and marinate for at least 2 hours.
  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the marinated vegetables and sauté for 5-7 minutes or until the vegetables are slightly softened.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes, vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the vegetables are fully cooked.
  5. Add the heavy cream, if using, and stir well.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve hot over a bed of rice or with naan bread.

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