Easy, Authentic Indian CHANA MASALA

Ingredients: – 1 tsp vegetable oil – 1 tsp cumin seeds – 1 to 2 black cardamom pods – 1 bay leaf – 1 medium onion (finely chopped) – 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste – 3 cups chickpeas (cooked or canned) – 3 medium tomatoes (pureed) – 1 tbsp coriander powder – 1 tsp cumin powder – 2 tsp paprika – 1 tbsp chana masala powder –2 tbsp  cilantro (finely chopped) – Salt to taste

Serve hot with pooris...

...naan...

...or rice.