Veg Tikka Masala - Spicy Vegetable Curry

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Dec. 17, 2012

If you love spicy food then this is the perfect dish for you, accompany this with rice or naan.


Butter 1 Tablespoon
Onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , diced
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Ginger paste 1 Tablespoon
Garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
Potatoes 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Red bell pepper 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped
Green bell pepper 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped
Green beans 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , cut into 1 inch pieces
Carrot 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , cut into 1 inch pieces
Green peas 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , boiled
Cauliflower florets 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Coriander cumin powder 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
Chaat masala 1/4 Teaspoon
Punjabi garam masala 1/2 Tablespoon
Tandoori garam masala 1/2 Tablespoon
Black pepper 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
Tomato puree 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Yogurt 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
For garnishing
Coriander leaves 1 Tablespoon , finely chopped
Butter 1 Tablespoon , cubed



1. In a pan on medium high, melt butter, add onion, turmeric powder, ginger and garlic paste and salt. Stir fry for about 2 minutes.

2. After 2 minutes, add potatoes, water and mix well. Cook this covered for 5 minutes.

3. Aster 5 minutes, stir in the green beans, carrots and mix well. Cook it for about 2 minutes.

4. Add in the red and green bell pepper, mix well and cover the pan half way with the lid. Cook it for another 5 minutes on medium heat.

5. After 5 minutes, stir in the green peas and cauliflower and mix well. Cover the lid half way and cook for another 2 minutes.

6. Add coriander cumin powder, red chili powder, chaat masala, punjabi garam masala, tandoori garam masala, tomato puree and mix well.

7. Stir in the yogurt and mix well. Cook for about a minute or two on medium heat.

8. Switch off the heat and get ready to serve.


9. Serve this vegetable curry garnished with a cube of butter and some coriander leaves, alongside a bowl of cooked rice or chapatis.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 182Calories from Fat 65

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 802 mg33.42%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet