Curried Chickpeas Recipe (How to make Chana Masala at home)

Chana Masala (Curried Chickpeas)

Curried Chickpeas is a  very healthy, flavourful and easy dish that can be made at home using Chickpeas (also called Garbanzo Beans, Chole , Chane etc.)


2 cup Chickpeas (boiled)
1 onion
2 tomatoes
4 cloves of garlic
2 inch piece of ginger
Salt per taste
1/2 tsp Red Chilli Flakes
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
2-3 tbsp oil for cooking
1 tbsp Curry Powder
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1/2 tsp Kasoori Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves)
Cilantro/ Coriander leaves for garnish

1. Boil the chickpeas and set aside.
2. Prepare onion paste by blending onion, ginger and garlic.
3. Heat 2 tbsp oil in Kadhai/wok/pan and add cumin and mustard seeds. Let crackle for 45 secs.
4. Add onion paste, salt and red chilli flakes. Cover and cook for 3-4 mins.
5. Add tomato Puree (made by blending 2 tomatoes). Fry for 3-4 mins.
6. Add chickpeas and curry powder and mix well. Cook for 2 mins.
7. Add Dried fenugreek leaves and cilantro. Serve hot with Roti, Paratha or Rice. Enjoy 🙂

Looking for more tasty chickpeas recipes, try : Chickpeas Curry in Slow cooker, Pindi Chana or Punjabi Chole

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