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Chana Masala


-2 Tbsp olive oil or coconut oil

-1.5 tsps cumin seeds

-1 Tbsp minced garlic

-1 Tbsp minced ginger

-1 Tbsp garam masala

-1.5 tsps ground coriander

-1 tsp turmeric

-1 tsp salt

-.25 tsp cayenne pepper

-1 can diced tomatoes (28 oz.)

-3 cups of cooked chickpeas

-2 cups dry basmati rice

*Optional add ins: tempeh, tofu, or green peas for more plant-based protein


-Cook rice according to directions (start this process prior to cooking chana masala)

-Heat oil over medium-high heat

-Add cumin seeds, garlic, and ginger

-Cook 1 minute

-Stir in garam masala, coriander, turmeric, salt, and cayenne pepper

-Cook 1 minute

-Add tomatoes and chickpeas

-Reduce heat to medium and cook for 10-15 minutes

➡️Serve chana masala over cooked rice.

➡️Add a splash of lemon juice when serving.


➡️Serves 3-4 adults generously.

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