Vegetarian Chana MasalaSubmitted by: DANCEMOM27
1.5 tbsp olive oil (or ghee or butter)
1 lb dry garbanzo beans, soaked, and or cooked (or 4.5 cups canned)
1.5 cups minced onion
1.5 cups sweet red pepper
2 tbsp fresh ginger, chopped
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (more or less depending on taste)
1 tsp ground corriander
1 tsp amchur powder
1 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp coarse salt
1 cup coconut milk (can be substituted or mixed half and half with water to lower calories, but won't be as creamy)
2. Add ginger and garlic and cook until fragrant, 2 minutes. Add turmeric, corriander and cayenne and cook for 1 minute.
3. Add beans, amchur, garam masala, salt and coconut milk and/or water. Cook for 25 minutes until sauce thickens.
Serve on it's own for a light meal or with some brown rice for a more substantial meal.
*spices can all be adjusted to taste
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DANCEMOM27.