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Chana Masala

Slimming World Syns: ZERO*
Weight Watchers: Coming Soon
Calories: 98 Per Serving
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 400g Tinned Chickpeas [Drained]
  • 400g Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 Large Onion [Peeled and Roughly Chopped]
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 2 Green Chillies [Roughly Chopped]
  • ½ tsp Ground Cumin
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice


  • Add 200ml of salted water to a pan and bring to the boil. Add the drained chickpeas and simmer for 1 minute. Turn off the heat, set aside and allow the chickpeas to soak in the water.
  • Add the onion, garlic, chillies, and ginger to a food processor. Blitz to a paste and then pop in to a pan over a medium heat. Add a few splashes of the infused water and simmer for a minute. Stir in all of the spices and simmer for a further 2 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, lemon juice, water and chickpeas to the pan. Cover with a lid and simmer for 10 - 15 minutes until most of the liquid is reduced. Remove the lid for the last 5 minutes. Serve with your choice of side.


*Slimming World Syns and Weight Watchers Points are all approximate and estimated by the fatgirlskinny.net team. They have not been verified by an official source.