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Roasted Tikka Masala

Prep Time:

35 min

Cook Time:

40 min




Beginner Plus

About the Recipe


  • 6 large tomatoes, large diced

  • 1 red onion, large diced

  • 1-2 whole garlic bulbs

  • 1 tsp garam masala, ground

  • 1 tsp cumin, ground

  • 1 tsp coriander, ground

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric, ground

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika, ground

  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, ground (optional)

  • 1.5 cups cooked chickpeas

  • 1 tbsp miso paste

  • 1/3 cup cilantro, diced

  • 2 tbsp plain coconut yogurt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°C.

  2. Add diced tomatoes and onions to a baking dish.

  3. Peel the papery outer layers from the whole garlic bulb, cut off the top 1/4 of the cloves and add the garlic to the baking dish.

  4. Drizzle everything with avocado oil and sprinkle with spices.

  5. Place in the oven for 30-40 minutes or until the vegetables are tender, and the garlic is soft.

  6. Transfer all the roasted vegetables into a blender or pot and squeeze out roasted garlic. Pulse until the sauce is creamy and smooth or use a an emersion blender and blend in a pot until creamy.

  7. Add the sauce to a pot over medium heat and add chickpeas (if you used a blender).

  8. Simmer on low heat until the sauce thickens to your desired consistency. Stir in yogurt and cook for another minute.

  9. Serve warm over cooked rice, garnished with fresh cilantro.

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