Instant Pot Chana Masala

This is a classic Indian dish. It is famous not only in India but all over Asia. It is a very heavy dish which makes you feel full. It works well even if you take it for lunch or dinner.

Instant Pot Chana Masala
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Chana Masala, chickpeas, coconut milk
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 tsp coriander
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 cans chickpeas rinsed
  • 3 tomatoes diced
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • Select sauté from the instant pot. 
  • Add oil in it and let it heat for a while.
  • Add garlic, onions and stir well. 
  • Turn it off.
  • Set the instant pot to “Manual” at high pressure for 15 minutes.
  • Add all other spices and mix well. 
  • Add tomatoes, chickpeas, coconut milk and stir it well. Lock the lid and close the steam valve, let it cook.
  • After 15 minutes, release steam valve and open the lid. 
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve with naan or rice and enjoy.
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