Easy Indian Chana Masala

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20Ingredients
55Minutes
450Calories

Description

This vegetarian main dish is fragrant with warm Indian spices and full of healthy protein from chickpeas. Chopping the aromatic vegetables in the blender saves time – and some tears from the onion! A pot of white or brown basmati rice makes an excel…

ent accompaniment, in addition to naan; just put the rice on to cook when you start the chana masala. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Martha Holmberg.

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Ingredients

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  • 1 inch fresh ginger
  • 1 jalapeño chili
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt (for simmering)
  • 1 tablespoon Garam Masala
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 can whole peeled tomatoes (1 can is 28 oz.)
  • 2 cans chickpeas (1 can is 14 oz.)
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce (for simmering)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (leaves and tender sprigs; 1/2 cup is 1/4 cup chopped; for simmering)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (leaves and tender sprigs; 1/2 cup is 1/4 cup chopped; for finishing stew)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (plus more to taste)
  • salt (for serving)
  • hot sauce (for serving)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (for garnish)
  • 4 pieces naan bread
  • steamed white rice (or brown rice)
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    Directions

    1. Scrape ginger with paring knife to remove peel. Slice ginger into 1/8-inch coins. Smash with back (the spine) of a chef's knife to get it nicely broken up. Add to blender.
    2. Cut jalapeño in half lengthwise, cut out core, and remove seeds; roughly chop chili. Smash garlic, then add garlic and chili to blender. Pulse a few times to chop, scraping down sides of blender as needed.
    3. Roughly chop onion. Add onion to blender and pulse several more times until mixture is finely chopped, scraping down sides of blender as needed.
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    450Calories
    Sodium63% DV1510mg
    Fat17% DV11g
    Protein27% DV14g
    Carbs25% DV74g
    Fiber36% DV9g
    Calories450Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat0.5g3%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol
    Sodium1510mg63%
    Potassium480mg14%
    Protein14g27%
    Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate74g25%
    Dietary Fiber9g36%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C30%
    Calcium15%
    Iron25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(2)

    KidChef 25 days ago
    I am Indian and I cook this type of food a lot, and this is definitely not authentic Chana Masala. :( 🙁
    Amshuv Girla 4 months ago
    really good.. i used tomato puree instead of hot sauce

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