Chickpea Chana Masala

Chickpea Chana Masala

Author: Stephanie Kay

This vegetarian chickpea chana masala is made with simple pantry staples to create a healthy weeknight dinner ready in less than 30 minutes.

  • Author: Stephanie Kay
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Curry
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian



  1. In a large pot on medium heat, warm the coconut oil.
  2. Once warm, add the onion, garlic, and ginger and sauté over a medium heat for about 3-4 minutes until translucent.
  3. Reduce the heat to low, add the coriander, turmeric, chillies, cumin, garam masala and sea salt and heat for another 1 minute until fragrant.
  4. Add the diced tomatoes to the pot and stir well to combine with the spice mixture. Add in the chickpeas and stir to combine with tomato mixture.
  5. Bring to a light boil and then reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes until sauce has reduced and thickened.
  6. Remove from the heat, stir in lemon juice, sprinkle with fresh coriander and serve.
  7. Enjoy!


Keywords: canned chickpeas, easy, healthy