Chana masala is a classic Indian spice mix. Of all the world’s great cuisines, Indian cuisine is characterised by the use of spices, with different spicing used to create an extraordinary and diverse range of flavours.
The word ‘masala’, in fact, means ‘spice mixture’, with different regions of India known for their specific masala or spice mixtures which characterise certain dishes.
Chana masala is a convenient, ready-to-use mixture of spices, including aromatic star anise and cardamom, tangy mango powder and numerous others, designed specifically for use with chick peas or yellow pea dal, to which it adds a tasty, spicy kick.
Ingredients: Pomegranate, cardamon, cinnamon, star anise, roasted cloves, coriander, dry green chillies, cumin, mango powder, black pepper, fenugreek, ginger, fennel, salt.