Chana Masala

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 169.6
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 363.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.3 g
  • Protein: 6.9 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    1 can chickpeas
    1 med onion, minced
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    4 tsp ginger root, minced
    1 tbsp curry powder
    1 tbsp garam masala
    1/2 tbsp cinnamon, ground
    1/2 tbsp whole cumin
    1 tsp coriander, ground
    1 tsp cardamom, ground


Combine chickpeas with liquid, onion, garlic & ginger and cover in a medium sauce pan.
Simmer on med-hi for 30 min.
Using back of wooden spoon, mash beans.
Add spices and water to cover.
Cover and simmer for additional 20 min, periodically mashing beans.
Remove cover for last 10 minutes, and allow liquid to evaporate.

Makes 5 1/2 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MBBORED.

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  • yummy - 8/2/19

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  • Incredible!
    This is so good! I added some chopped green onion for a hit of freshness and topped it off with a little lime juice. This is a killer vegetarian dish! - 8/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    I love chana masala!I let mine cook for 3 hours and added a diced potato. I want to serve it over brown rice next time. - 8/6/08

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  • Incredible!
    This one was very good. - 4/16/07

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