Channa Masala Recipe

Looking for an easy Channa Masala recipe? Learn how to make Channa Masala using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kbella24

Makes 5 servings



Delicious Indian food you can have at home!

Recipe Ingredients for Channa Masala

1 tablespoon butter
1/2 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove
1/2 tablespoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1/2 cup water
15 ounce chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup low-fat yogurt

Recipe Directions for Channa Masala

  1. Toss the butter in a skillet set over medium heat. When melted, add the onion and cook until soft and beginning to brown, about 6 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for another minute.

  2. Add the coriander, cumin, cayenne, and turmeric. Stir until combined and cook for 30 seconds or so, or until it is very fragrant.

  3. Stir in the tomatoes. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. Dump in the chickpeas and the pour in the water. Stir until combined, and then bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer. Add the paprika, garam masala, salt, and lemon juice. Cover and cook at a simmer for 10 minutes.

  5. Eat over some basmati rice (I use brown basmati rice)!

Categories

First Course, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 177.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
361
Calories from Fat
73
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.1g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
417mg
17%
Potassium
931mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
56.7g
19%
Dietary Fiber
15.7g
63%
Sugars
12.5g
Protein
18.4g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 15% Iron 34%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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