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Channa Masala Recipe

What You'll Need


1 15 oz can of chick peas, rinsed and drained

1 medium onion, chopped

2 tomatoes, chopped

2 cloves of garlic, minced

1 tsp whole cumin seeds

1½ tsp cumin powder

1 tsp coriander powder

½ Tbsp turmeric powder

1-2 tsp chili powder

2 tsp salt

1 Tbsp tomato paste

1 tsp cilantro, chopped for garnish


How to Make It


1 Heat water in a non-stick pan (medium heat) and add: whole cumin seeds, onions and garlic. Sauté until golden brown.

2 Add tomatoes to mixture and sauté until it starts to form a gravy.

3 Add chick peas along with all remaining ingredients: cumin powder, coriander, turmeric, chili powder, salt, and tomato paste.

4 Mix well, over low-medium heat, cover and let simmer for 15 minutes.

5 Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.

6 Can be served with: Brown Rice, Tortillas or Indian breads (Naan/Roti/Chapati)

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