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Chana Masala Recipe (with Spice Kit)

Chana Masala Recipe (with Spice Kit)

This recipe is made with pre-measured Spice Kit.  Click here if you want to try this recipe with Spice Blends.

Prep time: 15 mins; Cook time: 30 mins; Serves 4


  • Cooking oil - 2 Tbsp
  • Finely chopped onions - 1.5 cups
  • Diced tomatoes - 2 cups
  • Ginger - 2"
  • Garlic - 4-6 cloves
  • Flavor Temptations Chana Masala Spice Kit (contains 4 Flavor Blends) - 1
  • Canned chickpeas (washed and drained) - 2 cans
  • Water (enough to cover chickpeas) - 2 cups
  • Salt to taste -1-2 tsp
  • Chopped cilantro - 6-8 stems (optional)


  1. Heat oil in 12” skillet on medium heat, add Blend #1(Cumin Seeds) and step back to allow seeds to burst and sizzle, releasing their flavors
  2. Add onions and cook until onions are soft and transparent
  3. Add ginger and garlic, cook for 1 minute
  4. Add Blend #2(Turmeric powder, Coriander powder and Cumin powder) and cook for 3-4 minutes, releasing fragrant aromas
  5. Add Blend #3(Cayenne) according to preferred spice level:

(Hot: add all of it; Medium: add half of it; Mild: do not add any)

  1. Add tomatoes and cook on medium heat for 6-8 minutes until tomatoes are soft and oil separates
  2. Add Chickpeas, salt, and enough water to cover the beans
  3. Cook covered 10-12 minutes on medium heat, until beans are soft. Squish a few of the beans to help thicken the sauce
  4. Stir in Blend #4(Garam Masala). Uncover and simmer on low heat until sauce thickens to salsa consistency
  5. Garnish with chopped cilantro (optional)


Serve hot over bed of long-grained or naan bread


Fully plant-based


Contains no gluten

Dairy free

Contains no dairy products

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