Chana Masala

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 211.8
  • Total Fat: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,221.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 9.8 g

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Chick Peas in Indian sauce - goes very nicely with Puri or Kulcha Chick Peas in Indian sauce - goes very nicely with Puri or Kulcha
Number of Servings: 2


    Chick peas 1 cup
    Onion 1
    Tomato 1
    Green chilli 1-3
    Garlic 4-5
    Ginger an inch
    Bay leaves 2-3
    Red chilli powder 1 tsp.
    Turmeric Powder 1 tsp.
    Coriander powder 1 tsp.
    Garam Masala 1 tsp.
    Vegetable oil 2-3 tbsp.
    Salt to taste
    Parsley leaves for garnishing


�X Soak chick peas in water for overnight.
�X Keep this in the pressure cooker along with chick peas. Pressure cook until tender.
�X Cut onion, tomato and green chilli. Make a paste of ginger and garlic in a grinder.
�X Heat oil in a pan and fry bay leaves for 30 seconds. Add the paste and fry on medium heat until golden brown (The oil starts separating from the mixture).
�X Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, Garam Masala and salt. Mix well. Fry for 2-3 minutes.
�X Add water enough to make thick gravy. Bring the gravy to boil.
�X Add cooked chick peas (along with the water in which it was cooked. Stir well and cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PSDAHRI.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love Indian foodcook Indian food fairly regularlyand sorry but this gets a big thumbs down. I made this dish twice just to make sure I didnt miss any steps and it was just as nasty as the first time. Yuck!!! - 3/28/11

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    This was OK. Hubby didn't really care for too much. - 4/23/21

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    yummy - 7/8/19

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    Sounds delicious. Can't wait to try it. - 9/14/11

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    I love this chick pea recipe. I adore Indian Cuisine. Will make it again. - 3/17/09