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Channa Masala

 
Channa Masala
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Classic and very authentic East Indian recipe. Chick peas (garbanzo) in a highly flavored tasty spicy curry sauce. Great served with yoghurt and fresh baked Naan bread.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

18

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

40

min

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 medium onions
peeled and minced
1 clove garlic
peeled and minced
1 tablespoon coriander
ground
2 teaspoons cumin
ground
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
ground
*
1 teaspoon turmeric
ground
6 tablespoons tomatoes
chopped
1 cup water
4 cups chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
2 teaspoons cumin seeds
roasted and ground
1 tablespoon amchoor (dried green mango powder)
*
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon garam masala
*
½ teaspoon salt
½ each lemon
juiced
1 each green chili peppers
hot, minced
*
2 teaspoons ginger
fresh and grated

Directions

Heat oil in a large skillet.

Add onions and garlic and sauté over a medium heat until browned (3-5 minutes).

Turn heat to medium-low.

Add the coriander, cumin (not the roasted cumin), cayenne and turmeric.

Stir for a few seconds.

Add the tomatoes.

Cook the tomatoes until browned lightly.

Add chickpeas and a cup of water and stir.

Add the roasted cumin, amchoor, paprika, garam masala, salt and lemon juice.

Cook covered for 10 minutes.

Remove the cover add the minced chili and ginger.

Stir and cook uncovered for 30 seconds.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+5

over 8 years

Very authentic, I love East Indian spicy food like this and was nice to find this classic recipe that turns out with flavors that match so well. Was so impressed I had to take photos to share with you, enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 192g (6.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17617% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 511mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 6g 25%
Sugars g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 6% Iron 15%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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