Chana Masala

150

PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

4-6 servings

* PLUS Cook time: 4-6 hours
Chana Masala

This simple chickpea curry assembles quickly and results in a flavourful, inexpensive meal that provides a complete protein.


Ingredients

  • 2 540-ml cans chickpeas , rinsed and drained
  • 400-ml can coconut milk
  • 1 onion , finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes , chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper , seeded and finely chopped
  • 2-3 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 4 to 6 hr or until bubbling and stew-like.

Tip

In place of the coconut milk, you can use 1½ cups chicken or vegetable stock.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent March + April 2017 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.