Easy Chana Masala With Chickpeas & Yams
This easy 1-pot chana masala is super flavorful and one of the most popular dishes in India. A healthy, plant-based, vegan meal.
Servings Prep Time
4 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Easy Chana Masala With Chickpeas & Yams
This easy 1-pot chana masala is super flavorful and one of the most popular dishes in India. A healthy, plant-based, vegan meal.
Servings Prep Time
4 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp ginger minced
  • ​3 Tbl tomato paste
  • 1 Tbl curry
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp sea salt , optional
  • 3/4 cup light canned coconut milk Trader Joe’s brand
  • OR 1/2 tsp coconut extract mixed with 3/4 cup non-dairy milk, MALK brand
  • 2 small yams or potatoes chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
Instructions
  1. Saute onions, garlic and ginger in a small amount of water or stock on medium-low heat about 5 minutes until they start to soften and the liquid is almost evaporated.
  2. Add the spices and cook with the onion mixture for another minute.
  3. Add the tomato paste and coconut milk. Stir to combine.
  4. Add chickpeas, potatoes and frozen peas and the whole can of diced tomatoes including the juice.
  5. Cover and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 25 minutes.
  6. Serve topped with yogurt, bananas, chopped almonds or raisins and mango chutney.

This recipe was printed from plantbasedcooking.com