This recipe is terrible, and does not have any pros. I made a huge pan of it tonight for dinner and literally threw the entire thing out.
Vegetarian Tikka Masala
From EatingWell: November/December 2013
In this vegetarian tikka masala recipe, we combine crisp tofu pieces and vegetables in a spiced tomato sauce to make a healthy and flavorful dish. If you like spicy food, increase the amount of crushed red pepper. Serve with steamed brown rice for a healthier take on a classic takeout dish.
10 Reviews for Vegetarian Tikka Masala
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Only use 1/4 the called for amount of tomatoes so 1 14 oz can with its juice.
Do not put ginger in this!!! I am sure that is why this recipe was said to be "off."
Also add juice of about 1/3 of a lemon.
When finished with recipe lightly salt and sprinkle with basil..
This recipe is just off. It is something with the tomatoes because I tried the tofu after the initial cooking and it was great. I cooked it way longer than it said too....hopefully the leftovers tomorrow taste better.
This was a terrible dish. The spice mixture was a strange taste and I would not make this again. I threw out half of the recipe. I hate wasting food.
I haven't had tikka masala in an Indian restaurant, but I've had many other dishes in many Indian restaurants (including in India). This is not an authentic dish, obviously, because one generally doesn't find tofu in Indian food. However, it's still a good, filling and healthy dish. The method of coating the tofu in the spice mixture gives it a nice flavor and texture. The sauce is a nice consistency and is plenty flavorful. We buy authentic garam masala (from an ethnic grocery, not a chain store) and I think it makes a difference. I would make this again.