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A delicious and instant Chana Masala that comes together in less time that it'd take you to pick up the phone and order takeout. #vegan #glutenfree #Indianfood #onepot HolyCowVegan.net
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Instant Chana Masala (with basic tomato onion sauce)

A delicious and easy instant Chana Masala that takes just minutes to put together with the basic tomato onion sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course/Curry
Cuisine: gluten-free, Indian, Indian Vegan, nut-free, Soy-free
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 126kcal



  • Heat the oil. Add the mustard seeds and wait for them to sputter.
  • Add the basic tomato onion sauce, chickpeas and chana masala spice mix. Bring to a boil and let the curry simmer a couple of minutes. Add salt.
  • Turn off the heat, garnish with cilantro if using, and serve hot with naan, roti or rice.


Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 17.2g | Protein: 5.9g | Fat: 3.8g | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 5.5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 12.4mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1.4mg