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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 201.2
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 435.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.8 g
  • Protein: 8.2 g

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Simply Spicy's Chana Masala

Submitted by: JO_JO_BA

Introduction

Chana masala (or chole) is popular dish among the Punjabi's in India. It is a good source of protein, zinc, folate, vitamin E, potassium, dietary fiber and iron. Filled with soluble fiber which helps in lowering cholesterol and helps in stabilizing blood sugar. It's low in fat and high in taste.

Adapted from http://simplyspicy.blogspot.com/2006/12/ch
ana-masala.html
Chana masala (or chole) is popular dish among the Punjabi's in India. It is a good source of protein, zinc, folate, vitamin E, potassium, dietary fiber and iron. Filled with soluble fiber which helps in lowering cholesterol and helps in stabilizing blood sugar. It's low in fat and high in taste.

Adapted from http://simplyspicy.blogspot.com/2006/12/ch
ana-masala.html

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    ---Spice Blend---
    2 tsp coriander
    1 tsp cumin
    1 tsp peppercorns
    1 cinnamon stick
    2 whole cloves
    ---Curry---
    2 bay leaves
    1 onion, chopped
    1 tsp minced garlic
    1 tsp grated ginger
    1/2 tsp cayenne
    1/4 tsp turmeric
    1/2 tsp garam masala
    3 peeled tomatoes, chopped
    19 oz. cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed
    1 tsp lime juice

Directions

For the spice blend, roast all ingredients in a dry frypan. Remove to a grinder and process until fine. Set aside.
Heat water in a heavy bottomed pan.
Add bay leaves, and stir.
Cook for 2 minutes.
Add onion, saute (adding water as required) until golden brown in colour.
Add garlic and ginger, cook, stirring, 2 - 3 minutes.
Add cayenne, turmeric powder, garam masala and spice mix and fry for a minute. Add tomatoes, cook 5 minutes.
Add the chickpeas, cover and cook 5-10 minutes on low.
Add water as required.
Remove from heat.
Add lime juice, then salt to taste.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.






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