By veganmilitarywife

Chana Masala (Vegan, Gluten Free, and Oil Free)

Categories : Main Dish



  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2-1 tsp crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 2 15 oz cans garbanzos, drained and rinsed
  • 2 15 oz cans diced tomatoes
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • black pepper, to taste


Heat a large skillet over medium high heat.

Add onion with a little water and saute until slightly browned.

Add garlic and spices and saute for a minute.

Add garbanzos, tomatoes, and lemon juice.

Reduce heat and cover.

Let simmer about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add salt and pepper, if desired, and serve over basmati rice.

Serves 4.