Masala Sauce
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This chunky tomato-based masala sauce is a perfect topper for Indian burritos!
  • 1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 clove fresh garlic, pressed through a garlic press
  • 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes, most of the fluid drained off
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon cardamom
  1. In a small sauce pan heat the oil over medium heat. Add onions and cook until translucent.
  2. Add garlic, stir and cook about 1 minute.
  3. Add tomatoes and the rest of the ingredients. Bring sauce to a simmer over medium to medium-high heat, then reduce heat to medium low, maintaining a simmer, and cook for about 10 minutes.
  4. Blend about ⅔ of the mixture in a blender, then add back into the pan and stir. Serve warm.
Recipe by This Week for Dinner at