Tikka Masala with Cauliflower and Chickpea


Tikka Masala with Cauliflower and Chickpea

Sarah Kaminski
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 19 mins
Course Mains
Servings 3


  • ¾ c uncooked brown rice
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 red onion minced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 head cauliflower broken into florets
  • 1 can chickpeas drained & rinsed
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ¾ tsp ginger
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 ¼ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp raw sugar
  • 1 14.5oz can chopped tomatoes, no sugar added
  • 1 13-15oz can full fat coconut milk
  • OPTIONAL: ½ tsp cayenne pepper


  • Combine rice with 1 ½ cups lightly salted water. Cook on the stovetop or in a rice cooker according to package instructions.
  • While rice cooks, saute onion & garlic in coconut oil until aromatic (about 3-4 minutes). Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer & cover. Cook for about 15 minutes, just enough time for the flavors to marry,
  • Serve over rice & prepare to BLOW YOUR MIND!
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