Smashed Potato Tikka Masala

Smashed Potato Tikka Masala recipe displayed in a bowl with a spoon.
Smashed Potato Tikka Masala recipe displayed in a bowl with a spoon.

Smashed Potato Tikka Masala

This is my version of Tikka Masala made with my favourite vegetable: potato! Although the spice mix is shop bought the dish tastes very authentic.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian-Inspired
Keyword: Curry, Recipe, Tikka Masala, Vegan
Author: Ankita
Servings: 4


  • 9 baby potatoes
  • 1 capsicum cut in squares
  • 3 tomatoes pureed
  • 1 tbsp ginger grated
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tbsp tikka massala spice
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp dried fenugreek leaves
  • 2 tbsp oat cream
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter
  • vegetable oil
  • salt



  • Boil potatoes in water till done. Cool, pat dry and smash to form flat disks.
  • Mix all the marinade ingredients in a bowl and add potatoes and capsicum. Coat evenly and leave to marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a skillet to shallow fry potatoes till crispy on the outside. Remove and keep aside and stir fry capsicum in the same oil. Remove and keep aside. SAVE the remaining marinade.
  • Transfer 1 T of same oil into another pan and add cumin seeds, ginger, tomato puree, turmeric, tikka masala spice and sugar. Cook stirring for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the remaining marinade into the pan and water if required. Bring to a simmer and add capsicum and potatoes.
  • Stir in oat cream, vegan butter and fenugreek seeds. Season as required.

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