Chana Masala

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Category (vegan): Indian, Beans
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Chana Masala


2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 large clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon curry
1 tablespoon tomato paste
15 ounce can chickpeas, drained (reserving 3 tablespoon liquid)
1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
black pepper, to taste
optional crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon vegan margarine


Heat oil in a pot, and cook onions on medium heat. Add garlic, curry, and tomato paste. Stir and simmer for 2 minutes. Add chickpeas, liquid, lemon, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occassionally. Add pepper to taste. Add margarine, stirring until melted. Stir and simmer for 5 minutes more. Serve over rice.

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  • vegetarian
Posted on 09 / 10 / 2013 report abuse
This is a recipe to prepare Chana Masala, but in the ingredients it does not mention how much of Chana Masala and also in the instructions, when do we add the Chana, pre soaked ? pre cooked ?

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