Whole Foods Chickpea Masala

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by love4culinary

This is a wonderful recipe from Whole Foods Market. Recipe can be cut down without a problem.

Top Review by marta

Very good indeed. I used ground ginger and red pepper flakes instead of jalapenos.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. First, in a large, nonreactive heavy skillet or saute pan, heat oil over med. heat.
  2. Add onions and saute approx. 2 mins, until golden brown.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in garlic, ginger, jalapenos, curry powder, garam masala, and tomato paste.
  4. Return to heat and stir in water.
  5. When everything is mixed thoroughly, stir in chickpeas and lemon juice.
  6. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Taste for seasoning, adding salt if necessary.
  8. You can serve this immediately, but the flavors are much more enhanced if you allow it to sit for a few hours before you reheat it to just below a simmer and then serve over rice.
  9. To serve, place 1/2c cooked rice in a bowl and ladle 1 cup chickpea mixture over rice.
  10. Garnish with cilatro if you wish.

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