Garbanzo Beans Curry (Channa Masala, Waverley Kitchens)

Garbanzo Beans Curry (Channa Masala, Waverley Kitchens)

Garbanzo Beans Curry (Channa Masala, Waverley Kitchens)

By: Waverley Kitchens via Cookpad.com

Ingredients of Garbanzo Beans Curry (Channa Masala, Waverley Kitchens):

  • 1 can garbanzo beans (15 oz)
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste (or 2 big tomatoes diced)
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • spice blends order at www.waverleykitchens.com
  • 1/2 tsp WK SEED BLEND
  • 2 tsp WK BEAN BLEND
  • pantry items
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil (your choice of oil)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (to your taste)
  • 3 quart sauce pot with cover

Method for "Garbanzo Beans Curry (Channa Masala, Waverley Kitchens)":

  1. Strain and wash 1 can garbanzo beans; grind or dice 1 small onion and 1 garlic clove; set aside
  2. Add 1 tbsp oil to pot and 1/2 tsp 'WK Seed Blend'
  3. Heat oil at medium heat until there is small movement in spices (usually 2 mins)
  4. Immediately add onion and garlic (if used) to pot, and 1 tbsp tomato paste; stir until golden brown (usually 3 min)
  5. Add 2 tsp of 'WK Bean Blend', 1/2 tsp salt (to your taste), garbanzo beans to pot and 2 cups water
  6. Set to medium low heat, cover pot and cook for 20 mins; stir occasionally and mash some garbanzo beans
  7. Optional: garnish with 2 tbsp coarsely chopped cilantro
  8. For a full meal add: - Rice, naan, bread or heated whole wheat tortilla - Salad - Any sabji - Yogurt Variations: - To make hot add chopped jalapeño pepper or red chilli powder - Canned beans can be substituted by soaking beans overnight - Side item: chopped onion with salt, red chilli powder and lemon juice