Chana Masala
Chana Masala
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings: 6
This authentic chana masala is a popular breakfast recipe in India and Pakistan. Chickpeas in a flavourful and spicy masala sauce.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 400 g Chickpeas Chana
  • 50 ml Oil
  • 2 Onions
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Paste
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 Green Chillies
  • 400 ml Water
  • 1 handful Coriander


  • Add the oil to a pan and heat on medium heat until warm.
  • Add the diced onions and cook for 4-5 minutes on medium heat until softened and golden brown.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook for a further 3-4 minutes until the tomatoes have softened.
  • Add the salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garlic paste, and green chilli then cook the spices for 3-4 minutes
  • Add a tbsp of water to the pan to ensure that the spices do not burn and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the chickpeas and cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the water and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • When the curry is thickened, add the cumin powder and coriander and then cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve alongside puri and enjoy!

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