Easy chana masala recipe made with healthy ingredients. Just throw everything into your Crockpot and you will have a comforting flavorful meal waiting for you. Top this vegan Indian recipe over a bed of rice for a wholesome plant-based dinner.
Course Dinner, Slow Cooker
Cuisine Gluten Free, Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword healthy slow cooker recipes, slow cooker indian recipes, vegan indian recipe
Serve warm. Top with chopped cilantro and pair with rice or naan.
I recommend setting your slow cooker or Crockpot setting to low instead of high. This gives the tomatoes longer to cook and break down that strong tomato flavor. I found the chana masala too have an overbearing tomato flavor when cooked on high.
For garam masala, you can buy a spice blend, or make your own! I make this blend to keep on hand. You will only need 2 1/2 teaspoons for the chana masala. Here's the recipe I follow: