Chana Masala (Garbanzo beans) - WellStart Health

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Chana Masala (Garbanzo beans)

Serves 3-4 


1 inch ginger, peeled and minced

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon olive oil

½ teaspoon garam masala

½ teaspoon turmeric

Dash cumin or ½ teaspoon cumin seeds

Dash cayenne

Salt to taste (start with ½ teaspoon)

½ onion, chopped

1.5 cups tomato sauce or strained tomatoes

3 cups cooked garbanzo beans (2 cans) Optional: garnish with freshly chopped cilantro



1. Sautee onion, garlic, and ginger in olive oil for 3-4 minutes, until onion begins to look translucent.

2. Add spices and sautee for additional 1-2 minutes, until spices become aromatic.

3. Add strained tomatoes, salt, garbanzo beans and simmer for 5-10 minutes until flavors are combined.

4. Top with cilantro. Enjoy!

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