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chana masala

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Serves 4, i usually make 2x | Prep Time 5 | Cook Time 40


1 large onion, chopped medium
1 6oz can tomato sauce
2 15oz cans garbeanzo bons (chick peas)
1/3c evoo
lots of garlic (seriously as much as you can stand)
1T chana masala (it's a spice blend available at most spice shops)
1/2t turmeric
1/3c water

heat oil over med flame

add garlic, onions, saute until transparent

add salt, turmeric, stir

add tomato sauce, lower heat, cover, simmer a few minutes

add the rest of the spices, cover until the oil rises (~10min)

add chick peas, water, stir, cover, simmer ~30mins

can be made 2-3 days in advance. some might say it's better the second day

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"how good are you at chopping onions?"

"i used to be sous chef"

"prove it"

- the series of texts between rachel and i before our first date, where we made this dish and pulau

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