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Chana Masala


Pre-made Spice Packet (bring this with you in your checked bag in a Ziploc bag)

  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (toasted)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder (leave out if you don’t like spicy)
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Other Ingredients (from grocery store when you get to your destination)

  • 1/2 small red onion, diced
  • 1 small can petite diced tomatoes (don't drain)
  • 2 small cans chickpeas (drained and rinsed)


  • Add pre-made spice mix, red onion, and diced tomatoes to rice cooker and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add chickpeas and cook for an additional 5 minutes.