Chana Masala

Chana Masala

Chana Masala

4.67 from 12 votes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Pressure Cooking Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
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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