Vegan Chana Masala | Cooking With Jade

Vegan Chana Masala

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Vegan Chana Masala
Chef Jade_VEGAN CHANA MASALA

VEGAN CHANA MASALA

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Large pot or Dutch oven
  • Wooden spoon
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cups

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cans of chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped (optional)

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add the onion, garlic, and ginger and cook for 3-4 minutes until the onion is translucent.
  • Add the ground cumin, ground coriander, garam masala, turmeric powder, cayenne pepper, and salt. Stir well and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook for 5-6 minutes until they have softened and released their juices.
  • Add the chickpeas and water to the pot. Stir well to combine.
  • Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the chickpeas are tender and the sauce has thickened.
  • Serve the chana masala hot with rice or naan bread. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves, if desired.

Notes

NUTRITIONAL FACTS:
Calories: 285 | Total Fat: 7g | Total Carbohydrates: 44g | Dietary Fiber: 11g | Protein 12g

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