Vegetarian Chana Masala

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 345.6
  • Total Fat: 13.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 546.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 48.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.4 g
  • Protein: 10.5 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    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)


1. In oil, ghee or butter, cook the onion for about 3 minutes, until softened. Add finely chopped red pepper and cook for 1 more minute.

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.

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