Chana Masala Receipe by Maya Foods

Chana masala, also known as channay or chole masala or chole or hholay, is a dish from the Indian subcontinent; notable in Indian Restaurant cuisine. The main ingredient is a variety of chickpea called chana or kala chana. Basically, it’s a Punjabi cuisine which is popular in all over India.


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  • Heat the oil in a wide skillet. Add the onion and sauté until translucent. Add the garlic and continue to sauté until the onion is golden.
  • Add the chickpeas, garam masala, turmeric, ginger, tomatoes, lemon juice, and about 1/4 cup water. Bring to a simmer, then cook over medium-low heat for 10 minutes, stirring frequently. This should be moist and stew-like, but not soupy; add a little more water, if needed.
  • Stir in the cilantro and season with salt. Serve on its own in shallow bowls or over a hot cooked grain, if desired.

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