Pumpkin Chana Masala

For anyone in need of a warming festive lunch…

Pumpkin Chana Masala Recipe:

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Ingredients:

4  Cups of Chickpeas
1 Can of Crushed Tomatoes 
1 Tbsp Coconut Sugar
1/2 Cup Pumpkin Pure
1/2 Yellow Onion
3 Cloves Garlic
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
3 Inches of Ginger
1 1/2 Inch Turmeric
1 Cup Coconut Milk
1 Cup Water (or more coconut milk)
2 Tsp Smoked Paprika
2 Tsp Garam Masala
3 Tsp Curry Powder
2 Tsp Cumin
1 Tsp Garlic Powder
Sea salt and black pepper to taste
Chilli Powder (optional)

Directions:

  1. Chop onions, garlic, turmeric, and ginger.

  2. Saute onions, garlic, turmeric, and ginger in olive oil on low in a large stove pot until golden.

  3. Add in pumpkin puree, give it a good stir.

  4. Add in crushed tomatoes, coconut sugar, coconut milk, and water let simmer for 3 minutes.

  5. Add spices and stir well, and let simmer for 5 minutes

  6. Add in chickpeas.

  7. Cover and simmer for 25 - 45 minutes (depending on how long you want the spices to marinate for)

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