Besan Tikka Masala

Masaledar besan tikkas cooked in a delightful gravy. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Besan Tikka Masala

Main Ingredients Gram Flour, Salt
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 41-50 minutes
Cook time 41-50 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Besan Tikka Masala

  • 1 cup Gram Flour
  • 1 to taste Salt
  • 2 as required Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 2 tablespo for shallow-frying Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 Medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 Medium tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 1 Green chilli finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Tomato puree
  • 2 for garnishing Green chilli


  1. Put gram flour, salt, 1 tsp red chilli powder and asafoetida into a bowl and mix. Add 1 cup water and whisk to make a smooth batter.
  2. Heat a deep non-stick pan, add gram flour batter and cook, stirring continuously to avoid forming any lumps. Cook till the mixture thickens. Add a little more water and continue to cook for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, to get a smooth consistency.
  3. Grease a barfi tray with oil, pour gram flour mixture into it and keep aside to cool down to room temperature and set.
  4. Heat 2 tbsps oil in another deep non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and onion and sauté till golden.
  5. Add ginger-garlic paste, mix well and saute for 1 minute. Add tomatoes, mix and continue to saute till tomatoes become pulpy.
  6. Once the gram flour mixture sets, cut into square tikkas.
  7. Heat sufficient oil in a shallow non-stick pan.
  8. Add green chilli and remaining red chilli powder ton the gravy and mix well. Add tomato puree and mix well and continue to cook.
  9. Add the besan tikkas to the shallow pan and shallow-fry, turning sides, till golden.
  10. Add the besan tikkas to the tomato masala and toss well.
  11. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with green chillies and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 830
Carbohydrates 82.8
Protein 21
Fat 45.7
Other Fiber 21.6