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Recipe of the Month

Recipe of the Month: Channa Masala (Chickpea Curry)

A flavorful and hearty vegetarian dish.

Makes: 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10-20 mins


  • 5 tomatoes, diced
  • 2 onion – yellow, chopped
  • 2-1/2 pieces fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons and 1-1/2 teaspoons rice flour
  • 2 tablespoons and 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 75 ounces garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons fresh cilantro, chopped

Notes / Directions

  1. Combine the tomatoes, about half the onion, the ginger, and rice flour in a blender; blend into a paste.
  2. Heat the oil and cumin seeds in a large skillet over medium-high heat until the cumin swells and turns golden brown.
  3. Cook the remaining onion in the hot oil for about 3 minutes.
  4. Stir the blended tomato mixture, garbanzo beans, curry powder, and salt into the onions; cover and cook until hot, about 5 minutes.
  5. Garnish with the cilantro to serve.

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One thought on “Recipe of the Month: Channa Masala (Chickpea Curry)

  1. Cilantro makes the recipe so appealing and presentable.


    Posted by Ema Jones | April 6, 2015, 11:04 pm

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