This twist on the Punjabi-style curry gives a new life to leftover turkey. The turkey is marinated overnight in yogurt, turmeric, garam masala and garlic paste, imparting deep flavors and moisture. Tomatoes and cream add warmth, while serrano peppers give the tikka masala its kick. (Photo: Rikki Snyder for The New York Times)
Masala: 1 can 28 oz. diced tomatoes 1 can 5.5 oz tomato paste 2 inches fresh ginger, grated (store your ginger in the freezer and it will be super easy to grate) 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 onion, diced 1 tbsp garam masala 1 tbsp tikka paste (could use mild curry paste instead, but then also add about a tbsp of lemon juice) 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp dried coriander
30 Minute Masala Sauce! made with onions, garlic, turmeric, cumin, chili powder, lemon juice, cilantro, tomatoes, and coconut milk. Perfect sauce for veggie or chicken tikka masala! Vegetarian / Vegan | pinchofyum.com
This creamy tikka masala takes a mere minutes to make. Toss all of your ingredients in a crock pot and enjoy your day! You'll come back to find a zesty, flavorful tikka masala waiting for you. Easily made dairy-free by substituting coconut milk.