Chana Masala

Time required: 1 hour

Serves 4

Toast and grind

To the ground spices add

Don't forget to make rice if you want rice!

In a large non-stick pan, heat

over medium heat. Once hot, add

and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are starting to soften and turn translucent or are starting to brown on the edges (~15 minutes). Add

and cook for about 30 seconds.

Add the dried spices from before.

Mix well and cook for 1 minute, then add

Cook for 3 minutes more and add

Bring to a simmer, reduce to low heat, cover, and cook for about 20 minutes. Then, remove the cover, add

and continue to cook until thickened (5–10 minutes). Remove from the heat, add

and mix well. Serve over basmati rice.