Besan tikka masala Recipe

Besan tikka masala is a delicious and flavorful Indian dish made with besan (gram flour) and a variety of spices. The besan is mixed with yogurt and spices to make a thick batter, which is then used to coat the vegetables or paneer. The coated vegetables or paneer are then grilled or baked until crispy and golden. The tikka masala sauce is made with a rich tomato base, flavored with spices like cumin, coriander, and garam masala. The besan tikka masala is a perfect vegetarian option for a hearty and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Besan tikka masala Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Besan
  • 0.13 cup Yogurt
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Assorted Vegetables Or Paneer Cubes
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Tomato Puree
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Besan Tikka Masala Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mix besan, yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, and salt to make a thick batter.
  • STEP 2.Coat the vegetables or paneer with the besan batter and let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Grill or bake the coated vegetables or paneer until crispy and golden.
  • STEP 4.In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add chopped onions and cook until golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute. Then, add tomato puree, turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, and salt. Cook until the oil separates from the masala.
  • STEP 6.Add water and let the sauce simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 7.Add the grilled or baked besan-coated vegetables or paneer to the sauce and mix well.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with naan or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the besan batter is thick enough to coat the vegetables or paneer properly.
  • You can use a variety of vegetables like bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, and tomatoes for the tikka.
  • If grilling, preheat the grill and brush it with oil to prevent sticking.
  • For a creamier sauce, you can add a tablespoon of cream or cashew paste to the tikka masala sauce.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover besan tikka masala can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the tikka masala in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve the besan tikka masala with naan, roti, or rice for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
196
calories per serving
12 g Fat8 g Protein13 g Carbs19 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    13g
  • Fiber
    19g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    13g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    19g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    117mg
  • Iron
    10mg
  • Vitamin A
    3393mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    206mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    117mg
  • Vitamin E
    4mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    231mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    116mg
  • Selenium
    17mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp