Chana ( Chick pea) Masala


  • 1 tsp olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 and 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas or kabuli chana
  • Chopped fresh coriander
  • Juice of half lemon


  • Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds. When they pop, add the cumin , garlic and chopped onions.
  • Saute over high heat until the onion is translucent.
  • Add the tomato and mix well. Add the garam masala and salt and mix well.
  • Stir in the chickpeas and boil for 3 to 5 minutes. Pour in 1/2 cup water. Lower the heat and cook until the gravy becomes thick.
  • Garnish with coriander and lemon juice.

Published by goenkaruchi

Hi this is Ruchi here

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