Instant Pot Vegan Chana Masala

Simple Sumptuous cooking

Gather all the ingredients for Instant Pot Vegan Chana Masala.

Press the ‘saute’ button (medium) and add oil or vegan butter. As the oil heats up, add cumin seeds and bay leaf.

When the cumin seeds start to sizzle, add chopped onions.

Add the chopped tomatoes, salt, and tomato paste and saute for 2-3 minutes.

Add red chili powder (cayenne pepper powder), turmeric powder, and the chana masala spice mix you prepared earlier. Saute until fragrant, for about a minute.

Add the cooked chickpeas to the pot along with water. Stir well.

Once the cooking done, Mash some of the beans with a potato masher and continue to stir well.

Let the mixture come to a boil and let it simmer for a minute. Press ‘cancel’ and garnish with cilantro.