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Chickpeas and Spinach Tikka Masala

September 21, 2020
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Photo by MasalaMama
  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

An easy, healthy and delicious ‘Chana Saag’, which means chickpeas and spinach curry comes together in minutes with Masala Mama’s Tikka Masala sauce. Make a raita on the side while the sauce is simmering and you have a heavenly meal in ten minutes! —MasalaMama

What You'll Need
  • 1 jar Masala Mama Tikka Masala Simmer Sauce https://food52.com/shop...
  • 1 15 oz. can chickpeas, washed and drained
  • ¼ cups stock or water
  • ¼ teaspoons red pepper flakes (optional, for additional heat)
  • 4 ounces regular or baby spinach, coarsely chopped
  • Mama's Perfect Basmati Rice https://food52.com/recipes...
  1. In a pot or saucepan (with a lid) combine Masala Mama’s Tikka Masala Simmer Sauce with stock/water, chickpeas and red pepper flakes and bring to a simmer.
  2. Cover, reduce the heat, and simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in spinach, handful at a time, until just wilted.
  4. Adjust salt to taste and serve with rice or naan. Here’s a recipe for Mama’s Perfect Basmati Rice.
  5. TIP: I love heating naan on a hot cast iron skillet or directly on the flame till it get a few brown spots and topping with some butter

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