Chana Masala

1
barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Classic, Indian dish that is super easy

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 medium
    onion chopped
  • 1 medium
    tomato chopped
  • ·
    1 inch piece of ginger
  • 6 clove
    garlic
  • 1 small
    green chili seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 c
    tomato sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    each chili powder, ground coriander, & garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp
    each turmeric powder and fenugreek powder
  • 15 oz
    can of chickpeas
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • ·
    cilantro for garnish
  • ·
    basmati rice and naan for serving

How to Make Chana Masala

Step-by-Step

  1. Place the onion, tomato, ginger, garlic and green chili pepper into a food processor. Process until well incorporated. Remove and stir in the tomato sauce.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Add the bay leaves and cook 30 seconds. Add the tomato sauce mixture and cook until the oil begins to separate from the mixture. Add all the seasonings and cook 3 minutes. Add the can of undrained chickpeas. Simmer 5 minutes. Taste and adjust for salt. Serve garnished with cilantro.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chana Masala

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Indian



Show 1 Comment & Review

15 Flavorful Halibut Recipes

15 Flavorful Halibut Recipes


Halibut is an easy fish to add to your diet. Rich in minerals and nutrients, this clean-tasting fish is a healthy and tasty dinner option. One half-filet of halibut provides more than a third of your daily dose of vitamins and minerals! Check out these flavorful halibut recipes that belong in your summer diet.

14 Summer Squash Recipes

14 Summer Squash Recipes


Summer produce is our favorite, especially summer squash! With so many delicious ways to prepare summer squash, it’s a healthy go-to ingredient during these warmer months. Yellow with a fat bottom that gets skinnier towards the neck, it’s very easy to differentiate summer squash from zucchini. No matter how you cut, cook or top it, […]

22 Summer Strawberry Recipes

22 Summer Strawberry Recipes


Yay! It’s finally strawberry season! These summer strawberry recipes are bursting with sweet fruity flavor in every bite. Strawberry cupcakes, strawberry pie, strawberry pound cake, and more are perfect to make with a carton of fresh strawberries. Check out 22 strawberry recipes you need in your life this summer!