Hara chana masala/green chickpeas curry

Main Dish
4 servings
20 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
1 pack frozen green chickpeas

1 big onion

3 small tomatoes

2 green chilies chopped

1/2 teaspoon ginger paste

1/2 teaspoon garlic paste

1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon cumin powder

1/2 teaspoon coriender powder

1 teaspoon Channa masala powder



1/4 teaspoon asafoetida powder

Cilantro for garnish


  • In a bowl of hot water soak the unpack frozen chickpeas for 30 mins.
  • Finely chopthe 1/2 onions and other half make a smooth paste of it, finely chop tomatoes and keep aside.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a heavy sauce pan, sprinkle asafoetida powder,add the chopped onions saute it for a min. Add ginger-garlic paste, chopped green chilies and onion paste saute it for 2-3 mins.
  • Now, add turmeric, cumin, coriender and channa masala powder, mix well and cook for a min. Add chopped tomatoes and salt, cover it. let it cook until tomatoes are smashed. stir occasionally.
  • Lastly, add the drain chickpeas and cover it. cook until masala well blend with chickpeas. Garnish with chopped clinatro. Serve with hot chapathis, rotis or basmati rice.


Hara Chana masala/Green Chickpeas Curry, photo 1
Hara Chana masala/Green Chickpeas Curry, photo 2


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