Chana Masala

Chana Masala

Chana Masala

5 from 2 votes
Cook Time 10 mins
Pressure Cooking Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Diet Vegan, Vegetarian
Calories 274 kcal


  • 2 (15.5 oz) cans chickpeas drained
  • tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 medium tomato (and its juices) diced, or 1 cup of crushed tomatoes
  • ½ teaspoons salt


  • Heat the coconut oil in the multi-cooker with the Sauté function. Add the onions and sauté for 5-7 minutes until deeply golden.
  • Add garlic and sauté another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the garam masala, ground cumin, coriander, paprika, and turmeric. Stir well.
  • Add the tomatoes and their juices, stirring constantly for about 3 minutes, scraping up any browned bits on the bottom.
  • Once the tomato starts to break down add the salt and drained chickpeas. Stir to cover.
  • Set the multi-cooker to HIGH pressure for 25 minutes. When done, naturally release pressure for 15 minutes, then manually release.
  • Taste and adjust salt if needed. Serve with naan bread or basmati rice.


Calories: 274kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 3gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 18gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 1177mgPotassium: 537mgFiber: 5gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 1287IUVitamin C: 27mgCalcium: 69mgIron: 2mg
Food Group Rice, Pasta & Grains
Keyword Easy, Healthy
Cooking Method Pressure Cooking
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