Vegetarian Tikka Masala

November/December 2013

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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.

Vegetarian Tikka Masala

12 Reviews for Vegetarian Tikka Masala

Great with these changes

If you want a quick and delicious Tikka Masala recipe for dinner tonight, then this recipe is the one you should try....but with changes. After reading the reviews, I substituted the spices as follows: 1 Tblsp minced ginger, 1 Tblsp minced garlic, 3 tsp garam masala, 2 tsp coriander, 2 tsp ground cumin, 1/4 tsp chili plus the salt and pepper as listed. I followed the recipe exactly except for the changes in the spices and it was a delicious dinner that I would make again.

Quick, vegetarian
Too tomato-ey

This recipe is just awful. They call for way too much tomatoes, it turned out bland and just overall disappointing. Nothing close to the taste of tikka masala from even a mediocre Indian restaurant.


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.

Follow these revisions and its an awesome recipe!

Follow these revisions to a great recipe!

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..

Very flavorfull..easy...and inexpensive

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.


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