15 oz can of chick peas 1 medium onion (chopped) 1 small tomato (chopped) 1 teaspoon garlic paste 1 teaspoon chana powder (alternate: curry powder) ½ teaspoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 green chilli 1 teaspoon ghee or butter Salt to taste
Heat ghee on medium heat in pan.Sauté onions until light golden brown.
Add garlic, pepper, chilli and chana powder. Stir for few minutes.
Add chickpeas, salt, lemon juice and tomato.
Simmer for 8-10 minutes on low heat.
Serve hot with rice or roti.
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Quick Channa Masala
Canned chickpeas are used to make a quick chana masala. If canned chickpeas are not available or inferior in quality, soak chickpeas for at least 24 hours or boil half hour for quick results.