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Savory Chana Masala

Raquel Cura Kitchen 0 Comments

One of the most popular dishes in the world. If you have not experienced it yet, get in the know with this Chana Masala, also known as channay, chole masala, chole or chholay, it’s a delicious dish from the Indian subcontinent, an Indian and Pakistani cuisine. If you have, try this rendition and let us know how it compares. The main ingredient can be one or a variety of chickpea called chana or kala chana.

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Course Entree
Cuisine Indian
Total Time < 30 minutes
Dietary Vegan, Vegetarian
Occasion New Year's
Preperation Skillet
Taste/Mood/Other 30 Minute Meals, Budget Friendly, Easy, Fast, Hot, Savory, Simple Gourmet, Sophisticated, Spice
Servings
servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Entree
Cuisine Indian
Total Time < 30 minutes
Dietary Vegan, Vegetarian
Occasion New Year's
Preperation Skillet
Taste/Mood/Other 30 Minute Meals, Budget Friendly, Easy, Fast, Hot, Savory, Simple Gourmet, Sophisticated, Spice
Servings
servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
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Ingredients
  • 4 ounce(s) Onion raw, 1 small onion
  • 3 ounce(s) Tomato 1 medium tomato, raw
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Ginger root, raw
  • 3 Garlic Cloves raw
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Coriander or 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 14 ounce(s) Canned Garbanzos (Chickpeas) 1.75 cups
Instructions
  1. In a food processor, add onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, and chile pepper (if using) and grind into a paste.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry bay leaves in hot oil until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Pour the paste into the skillet and cook until the oil begins to separate from the mixture and is golden brown in color, 2 to 3 minutes. 3. Season the mixture with chili powder, coriander, powder, gram masala, turmeric, and salt; cook and stir until very hot, 2 to 3 minutes. 4. Stir enough water into the mixture to get a thick gravy; bring to a boil and stir chickpeas into the gravy. Reduce heat to medium and cook until the chickpeas are heated through, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Season the mixture with chili powder, coriander powder, gram masala, turmeric, and salt. Stir and cook until very hot, 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Stir enough water into the mixture to get a thick gravy; bring to a boil and stir chickpeas into the gravy. Reduce heat to medium and cook until the chickpeas are heated through, 5 to 7 minutes. Garnish with cilantro.
Nutritional Information
Nutrition Facts
Savory Chana Masala
Amount Per Serving (164g)
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.6g 7%
Potassium 351.4mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 24.6g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5.6g 22%
Sugars 2.5g
Protein 6.9g 14%
Calcium 7%
Iron 1.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
CURA is not a medical organization. We do not provide medical advice, diagnose medical conditions, prescribe medical treatment, practice medical nutrition therapy, or offer visitors or members healthcare services. Please consult your physician of any changes to your diet, exercise, or lifestyle. Read More
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Savory Chana Masala

Raquel Cura Kitchen 0 Comments

One of the most popular dishes in the world. If you have not experienced it yet, get in the know with this Chana Masala, also known as channay, chole masala, chole or chholay, it’s a delicious dish from the Indian subcontinent, an Indian and Pakistani cuisine. If you have, try this rendition and let us know how it compares. The main ingredient can be one or a variety of chickpea called chana or kala chana.

Votes: 1
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
Course Entree
Cuisine Indian
Total Time < 30 minutes
Dietary Vegan, Vegetarian
Occasion New Year's
Preperation Skillet
Taste/Mood/Other 30 Minute Meals, Budget Friendly, Easy, Fast, Hot, Savory, Simple Gourmet, Sophisticated, Spice
Servings
servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Entree
Cuisine Indian
Total Time < 30 minutes
Dietary Vegan, Vegetarian
Occasion New Year's
Preperation Skillet
Taste/Mood/Other 30 Minute Meals, Budget Friendly, Easy, Fast, Hot, Savory, Simple Gourmet, Sophisticated, Spice
Servings
servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
Ingredients
  • 4 ounce(s) Onion raw, 1 small onion
  • 3 ounce(s) Tomato 1 medium tomato, raw
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Ginger root, raw
  • 3 Garlic Cloves raw
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Coriander or 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 14 ounce(s) Canned Garbanzos (Chickpeas) 1.75 cups
Instructions
  1. In a food processor, add onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, and chile pepper (if using) and grind into a paste.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry bay leaves in hot oil until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Pour the paste into the skillet and cook until the oil begins to separate from the mixture and is golden brown in color, 2 to 3 minutes. 3. Season the mixture with chili powder, coriander, powder, gram masala, turmeric, and salt; cook and stir until very hot, 2 to 3 minutes. 4. Stir enough water into the mixture to get a thick gravy; bring to a boil and stir chickpeas into the gravy. Reduce heat to medium and cook until the chickpeas are heated through, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Season the mixture with chili powder, coriander powder, gram masala, turmeric, and salt. Stir and cook until very hot, 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Stir enough water into the mixture to get a thick gravy; bring to a boil and stir chickpeas into the gravy. Reduce heat to medium and cook until the chickpeas are heated through, 5 to 7 minutes. Garnish with cilantro.
Nutritional Information

Nutrition Facts
Savory Chana Masala
Amount Per Serving (164g)
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.6g 7%
Potassium 351.4mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 24.6g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5.6g 22%
Sugars 2.5g
Protein 6.9g 14%
Calcium 7%
Iron 1.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

CURA is not a medical organization. We do not provide medical advice, diagnose medical conditions, prescribe medical treatment, practice medical nutrition therapy, or offer visitors or members healthcare services. Please consult your physician of any changes to your diet, exercise, or lifestyle. Read More