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Tikka Masala

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Ingredients You'll Need

2/3 cup low-fat (Dannon has fat-free) plain yogurt
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice (yeah, I just used the bottled stuff)
1 tsp ginger root, fresh grated (I actually did this, but you can just use less of powder)
2 med. garlic cloves, minced (bottled works great)
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1/4 tsp black pepper
Lite Firm Tofu, cubed


2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 med. garlic clove, minced
1 medium jalapeño pepper, minced (I just used the bottled sliced version)
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp paprika
8 oz. canned tomato sauce (Hunt's no salt)
1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
1/4 cup cilantro, fresh chopped (you can used dried, but much less)
2 cups cooked whit rice, basmati, kept hot.


1. To make tofu, in large bowl, whisk together first 7 ingredients. Add tofu and toss to coat. Cover bowl and marinate 1-24 hours.

2. To make sauce,heat oil over med heat. Add remaining garlic and jalapeno and cook 1 minute. Add remaining teaspoon of cumin and paprika and stir to coat. Add tomato sauce and evaporated milk, reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

3. Add tofu to mixture. Add to tomato mixture and simmer 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro. Serve with rice and naan.

Yields 1 cup chicken and 1/2 cup rice per serving. Serves 4.

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