Chana Masala

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 200.5
  • Total Fat: 11.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 190.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 4.4 g

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Chickpea (garbonzo been) curry, Chickpea (garbonzo been) curry,
Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup chickpeas
    2-3 tbsp oil
    1 onion chopped
    2 tsp garlic (finely chopped)
    2 tsp ginger (finely chopped)
    2 tomatoes (chopped) or c tomato paste
    1 tbsp tamarind concentrate paste
    1 tsp chilli powder
    1 tbsp coriander powder
    1 tbsp cumin powder
    1 tsp garam masala
    1 tbsp green coriander
    salt to taste


1) In a sauce pan heat oil; add onion and fry for 2 minutes.
2) sprinkle with ground coriander, cumin and chilli powder. Mix well and fry for 1 minute.
3)Add ginger and garlic. Fry for 1 minute.
4) Add tomatoes to the mixture, cover and cook until well cooked.
5) Add the chickpeas.
4) Heat oil in another pan and sprinkle with ground coriander, cumin and chilli powder. Mix well and fry for 1 minute.
6) Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
7) Mix tamarind paste and stir well.
8) Add cup of hot water if chickpeas look dry and simmer 5-10 more minutes.
9) Sprinkle garam masala and stir.
10) Garnish with chopped green coriander, and serve.

Serving Size: 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JNAGY4.

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