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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 312.8
  • Total Fat: 15.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 364.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.7 g
  • Protein: 11.4 g

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Chana masala

Submitted by: SEAJESS

Introduction

The spicing in this dish can be varied to suit individual tastes. Experiment! The spicing in this dish can be varied to suit individual tastes. Experiment!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    Onion, raw, two medium
    Chickpeas (garbanzo beans), 4 cups
    Garlic, 4 cloves
    Ginger Root, 2 oz minced
    Hot green chile, chopped, 4 T
    Olive oil, .5 cup
    Cumin seed, 1 T
    Cumin seed, roasted, 2 t
    Corriander, 1 t
    Paprika, 2 t
    Garam masala, 1 t
    Water, 1 cup
    Baby lemon, juice and zest, 2

Tips

Serve with rice or quinoa and mixed greens.


Directions

Heat oil in large saucepan. Add onion, garlic, ginger and pepper and sauté over medium heat until browned, about 5 minutes. Turn heat down to medium-low. Grind and add the coriander, cumin (raw and roasted), cayenne, turmeric, paprika and garam masala. Cook for a minute or two, then add the tomatoes and any accumulated juices, scraping up any bits that have stuck to the pan. Add chickpeas and water to make 2 quarts total. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes, then stir in salt and juice and zest of two baby lemons.

Add water to make 2 quarts.

Serving Size: Makes 8 one-cup servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SEAJESS.






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