Today’s recipe is very much special and close to me as chickpea is one of my favorite lentils. Chana Masala, also known as chickpea curry, is a beloved Indian dish that has gained popularity worldwide. Bursting with aromatic spices and tangy flavors, this vegetarian recipe is not only delicious but also packed with plant-based protein and essential nutrients.
About the recipe
– 3 tbsp. olive oil– 1 bay leaf– 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds– 1 tsp chopped garlic– green chilies– 1/4 cup onion thinly sliced– ginger julienne– 1/4 tsp salt
– 1/2 tsp turmeric– 1/2 tbsp. red chili powder– 1 tbsp tomato paste– 2 cans chickpeas– salt– chana masala
Step-1 To make this recipe we’ll first take a pan and pre-heat it a little add olive oil to it and let the oil heat a little.
Step-2 Add a bay leaf followed by cumin seeds and will wait until they start to sizzle then add chopped garlic, green chilies, and onions. Give them a mix.
Step-3 Add ginger julienne, salt, turmeric, red chili powder, and tomato paste. Now mix all the ingredients together very nicely until mixed properly.
Step-4 Add green bell pepper give it a quick mix and add garam masala. mix it well.
Step- 5 Time to add our boiled chickpeas give it a very nice mix so that all the flavors get in it, add salt to it mix it cover the pan, and let them cook for a while.
Step-6 After a minute open the lid check if they are properly cooked or not and will add chana masala on top. Mix it well.