(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Chickpea (or chana) masala is a popular Indian dish that can be prepared quickly for a convenient and nutritious dinner.

For a more traditional, saucy recipe, add half a cup of water or even coconut milk. Serve with some vegan naan or basmati rice! — Global Animal

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Try this oil-free vegan Indian chickpea masala.
Garam masala gives this Indian dish its authentic flavor. Photo Credit: Elana Pisani (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES)

Chickpea Masala
Yield: 4 servings

2 Potatoes, peeled and diced
1 15 oz can Chickpeas
2 cups Fresh Spinach
1 14.5 oz can Diced Tomatoes
2 cloves Garlic, minced
1 tbsp Garam Masala
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Cumin
1/2 tsp Ginger
1 tsp Paprika

Fill a large pan with about an inch of water and bring to a boil. Add the diced potatoes and cook until the potatoes soften. Then add in the garlic and onion and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.

Add the tomatoes and cook for about 5 minutes, mashing some of the tomato to make a sauce.

Add the garam masala, salt, cumin, ginger, paprika and spinach. When the spinach starts to cook down, add the chickpeas. Continue to cook, stirring the ingredients together.

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