The easiest way to cook mouth-watering Chana Masala

The easiest way to cook mouth-watering Chana Masala

As an Indian or as a Vegan, Chana Masala has been a versatile dish overall. It is a chickpea dish with lots of flavours and spices. It is not only healthy but finger licking, easy and quick dish that goes a long way. If you also want to try this, do as directed below.

Ingredients to make mouth-watering Chana Masala:-

  • tinned chickpeas
  • oil
  • cumin seeds
  • mustard seeds
  • dried red chilli
  • small onion
  • curry leaves
  • garlic cloves
  • ginger
  • salt
  • coriander-cumin powder (or half of each)
  • chilli powder
  • ground turmeric
  • tomato puree
  • tinned chopped tomatoes
  • lemon juice
  • fresh coriander
  • sugar

Guide to prepare this yummy Chana masala:-

  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add in mustard seeds and cook until they start to pop. At this point, you want to add in your cumin seeds, cook them until they become fragrant.
  • Mix in onions, curry leaves and dried red chilli. Cook until onions become translucent and slightly golden.
  •  Add in ground turmeric, chilli powder, salt  and coriander-cumin powder.
  • Pour in your tinned chopped tomatoes and tomato puree. Give it a good stir, then cover with a lid and allow to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Mix in your tinned chickpeas, then cover with a lid and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Pour in the water, mix, bring to a boil and for a final time, cover and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Squeeze in lemon juice, add sugar and freshly chopped coriander.
  • Enjoy!


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