Slow Cooker Chana Masala

Slow Cooker Chana Masala

Nothing’s better than a simple slow cooker dinner! This slow cooker chana masala is SO easy to toss together, and it’s loaded with a TON of delicious flavor from the fresh ginger, chili peppers, and seasonings! Slow cooking infuses all of that flavor into the protein-packed and fiber-filled chickpeas for a quick weeknight dinner. Serve over brown basmati rice, with naan, or however you like!


  • 30 oz canned chickpeas drained & rinsed
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger minced
  • 2 Tbsp garam masala or chana masala seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic or garlic paste
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 thai chili peppers diced
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • Procedure

  • In a saucepan over medium heat, add oil, ginger, garlic, and onions. Cook about 12-15 minutes, until browned and reduced.
  • Stir in other seasonings and cook another 2 minutes. (This step is optional, but adds flavor!)
  • Pour cooked mixture into slow cooker and add remaining ingredients.
  • Cook on low for 4-6 hours. Serve & enjoy!
  • Yields ~4 cups chana masala.
  • Nutritional Info

    Serving: 1 cup
    4 servings
    Calories: 307

    • 45g Carbs

    • 5g Fat

    • 11g Protein

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