Yam and Garbanzo Tikka Masala

Category: Main Dishes  



~2 tablespoons ghee

~1 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped

~2 cloves of garlic, minced

~1 yellow onion, diced

~1 teaspoon curry powder

~1 teaspoon ground cumin

~1 teaspoon coriander

~1/2 teaspoon chili powder

~1/2 teaspoon garam masala

~1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

~2 large yams, peeled and diced

~1 15 ounce can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained

~1 cup water and more as needed

~1 teaspoon Celtic sea salt

~1 15oz organic diced tomatoes

~Chopped cilantro for garnish


~Melt the ghee in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute ginger and garlic in the ghee mixture until lightly browned, approximately 5 minutes. Add onion and continue to saute until onion is soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.


~Mix curry powder, cumin, coriander, chili powder, garam masala and turmeric together in a bowl then add to skillet and stir. Add a little water into the skillet to get the mixture to be paste-like, for about 30 seconds.


~Stir yam, garbanzo beans, 1 cup of water, and salt into the skillet and cook at a simmer until the yam is tender, about 10 minutes. Thin the mixture with more water if too thick.


~Stir in tomatoes in into the skillet, bring to a boil, cook until the liquid reduces to a thick gravy, about 5 minutes. Garnish with cilantro.