Chana Masala (Chickpea Curry)

Chana Masala (Chickpea Curry)
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 251.0
  • Total Fat: 17.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.6 mg
  • Sodium: 344.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 5.1 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
    1 chopped onion
    1 clove chopped garlic
    1 Tbsp. curry
    2 Tbsp. tomato paste
    1 can(s) chickpeas
    1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice
    1 Tbsp. butter
    1/2 tsp. salt
    chili sauce
    1/2 can(s) coconut milk


Heat oil in a large (cast iron) skillet on medium-high.
Fry onions until slightly browned.
Reduce heat to medium.
Add garlic, curry, and tomato paste.
Stir and simmer for about 2 minutes.
Add chickpeas, reserved liquid, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper.
If using coconut milk, add to taste.
Simmer 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add chili sauce or red pepper flakes, to taste.
Add butter or margarine, stirring through to melt it.
Stir and simmer for 5 minutes more or until chickpeas are softened and dish is hot.
Serve over rice.

Many great variations are possible and they include:
Bell pepper
Baby Corn
Great for a quick and spicy meal!

Adapted from:

Serving Size: Makes 2-4 Servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANYAFLORIS.