Happy Herbivore Recipe

Fire-Roasted Chana Masala

Servings: 2

Also called "Chola", this is a healthy, quick and easy Indian recipe made of staples you can find in your pantry.

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Recipe added on December 11, 2009 by



Line a medium sauce pan with a thin layer of broth and saute onions over high heat for 3 minutes. Add garlic and saute until onions are translucent, adding more broth as necessary. Add coriander, cumin, turmeric and ginger, stirring to coat onions and cooking until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add chickpeas and tomatoes with remaining broth, stirring to combine. Turn heat up to high and bring to a boil. Once boiling reduce to low and simmer 15 minutes. Turn off heat and stir in paprika and garam masala and let sit for 5 minutes. Salt to taste and serve with warm whole wheat pitas or over a plate of brown rice.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Servings Per Batch: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 282
  • Fat 3.90g
  • Carbohydrate 49.30g
  • Dietary Fiber12.80g
  • Sugars8.20g
  • Protein16.60g


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