- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1 Large onion (chopped)
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 (16-oz) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 2 large tomatoes, diced
- 2 tsp Garam masala
- 2 tsp ground turmeric
- 2 tsp ginger--grated
- 1 tbsp lemon Juice
- 1/4 cup minced cilantro
- salt to taste
Masala chana is popular all over the world. It is a side dish of chick peas, tomatoes, onion, garlic, ginger, and spices. It can be enjoyed by vegetarians and vegans.
- Olive oil, an ingredient in masala chana, has many health benefits. It gives protection to the internal organs of the body. It has antioxidant compounds which boost your immune system and protect you from stroke and inflammation.
- Garlic, another ingredient, can lower the level of cholesterol in your body and help regulate the sugar in your blood.
- Tomatoes have high amounts of vitamins, potassium, manganese, phosphorus, and magnesium, all which are vital to the body.
How to make Masala Chana
Bring masala chana for lunch while at work or school. Pack it in a Vaya Tyffyn lunch box and you can enjoy this recipe, steaming hot.