Twenty Minute Vegan Chana Masala

Twenty Minute Vegan Chana Masala

Ever crave spicy, slow cooked [vegan] protein but don’t want to wait behind the stove for hours? Stew up some twenty minute chana masala!

Ingredients, Tools

  • 4 10-12oz Cans Chickpeas/Garbanzo Beans
  • Shan® Chana Masala Mix
  • 2 Small/1 Large Onion(s)
  • 1 Can Crushed/Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Fresh Tomato (semi-optional)
  • 1 Cup Fresh Cilantro
  • 3-4 Tbsp Canola Oil
  • Large Pot
  • Ladle/Scoop/Giant Spoon
  • Knife

Speedy Preparation Is Speedy

Start by heating oil in the pot on high. Rinse and slice onions thinly.

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Quickly open the chickpeas while the oil heats and drain any liquid. Add onions to the oil once it’s hot enough to sizzle a sample onion slice.

Chickpeas!

Rinse and dice fresh tomato while periodically stirring onions for approximately 2 minutes. Add chickpeas, canned tomatoes and water to the pot and stir. Add 4-5 tablespoons of Shan® Chana Masala Mix to the pot and stir thoroughly: season additionally and taste-test to an appropriate spiciness.

Shan Chana Masala Mix

Your pot should now resemble this:

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Rinse and process cilantro while allowing the pot to cook on high for 8-12 minutes while stirring periodically.

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Once the liquid has assumed a stew-like consistency, shut off the burner and stir vigorously to cool the Chana. Work in fresh tomato and cilantro: it’s done!

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