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Channa Massala

QuickUnder $10/4 servesMain MealsVegetarianLentils & Legumes Indian
Serves 4Time 30 minsChana Massala

A delectable one-pot curry with a satisfying sauce

Fat - total 17g 24%
Fat - saturated 2g 8%
Salt 606mg 26%
Protein 13g 26%
Carbs 48g 16%
Sugar 6g 6%
Energy 1663kJ 19%

% based on an adult’s recommended daily intake


  • ( 2 1/3 cup) Canned chickpeas, drained
  • ( 3 tbsp) Oil, vegetable
  • ( 1 medium) Brown onion, raw and peeled
  • ( 3 cloves) Raw garlic, peeled
  • ( 3 tsp) Raw ginger, peeled
  • ( 1 tsp) Curry powder
  • ( 1 tsp) Turmeric powder
  • ( 1 can) Canned whole tomato in tomato juice, undrained
  • ( 1 tsp) Ground black pepper
  • ( 1 tsp) Cooking salt
  • ( 1 tsp) Brown mustard seeds
  • ( 4 small) Roti bread


  1. Peel the onion and cut into small cubes. Crush the garlic and grate the ginger.
  2. Heat a pan and add the onion, garlic, ginger, mustard seeds, salt, and pepper. Cook until the onions are soft and sweet.
  3. Add the curry powder and cook for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the tomatoes, chickpeas (drained and rinsed), and turmeric. Cook without a lid until the gravy becomes a thick sauce.
  5. Serve with roti.
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