Chana Masala, also known as Punjabi chole, is a popular dish in Indian cuisine that consists of chickpeas cooked in a spicy and flavorful tomato-based curry. The cultural side of Chana Masala is deeply rooted in the history, traditions, and values of the Indian subcontinent. Chickpeas have been cultivated in the Punjab region of India for thousands of years, and are a staple food in many Indian households. Chana Masala also plays a significant role in Indian festivals and celebrations. In some parts of India, Chana Masala is also served as a popular street food, adding to the vibrant cultural landscape of the country. Moreover, Chana Masala is a vegetarian dish, which is an important aspect of Indian culture. After all, the preparation and serving of Chana Masala is often a communal affair, reflecting the importance of family and community in Indian culture. The act of sharing a meal is considered a sacred ritual in many Indian households, emphasizing the value of togetherness and hospitality.
CHANA MASALA BY V-GIYAN
Traditional Chana Masala recipes call for ghee or other animal products. However, with a few simple substitutions and tweaks, our chefs made Chana Masala Vegan without sacrificing any of the flavours. V-Giyan’s Chana Masala is typically served with vegan samosas. However, you can serve the dish with vegan bread such as our Garlic and Coriander Naan or any other bread that does not contain animal products. Whether you are a vegan or simply looking to reduce your consumption of animal products, this delicious and flavorful dish is a great option that you can enjoy guilt-free. Lovely!
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Why choose our Vegan Chana Masala?
Health benefits. Vegan Chana Masala is a healthy and nutritious dish that is rich in protein, fibre, and essential vitamins and minerals. It can help you maintain a balanced diet and reduce the risk of serious health conditions like heart disease and diabetes. Chickpeas, the main ingredient in Vegan Chana Masala, are also a great source of plant-based protein. A cup of cooked chickpeas contains about 15 grams of protein, which is almost as much as a serving of meat. The fibre in chickpeas can help lower LDL or “bad” cholesterol levels in the blood, which in turn can reduce the risk of heart disease. Chickpeas have a low glycemic index, meaning they are digested slowly and cause a gradual rise in blood sugar levels. This makes them a good food choice for people with diabetes or those trying to manage their blood sugar levels. Chickpeas are a good source of several vitamins and minerals, including folate, iron, phosphorus, and zinc. These nutrients play important roles in many bodily functions, such as red blood cell production and bone health. The high fibre and protein content in chickpeas can help you feel full for longer, which may aid in weight loss efforts by reducing calorie intake and preventing overeating.
Animal welfare and environmental sustainability. Choosing Vegan Chana Masala means that you are not contributing to the exploitation and suffering of animals that are raised for food. Chickpeas are a plant-based source of protein that doesn’t require the killing or mistreatment of animals. The production of animal products like meat and dairy has a significant impact on the environment, including deforestation, greenhouse gas emissions, and water pollution. Choosing Vegan Chana Masala can help reduce your carbon footprint and promote a more sustainable food system!
Cultural appreciation. By choosing a vegan version of traditional Indian Food, you can appreciate and celebrate the cultural heritage of the dish while also respecting your values and beliefs.
WHAT IS VEGAN CHANA MASALA MADE OF?
Ingredients & Allergens:
Water, Chickpeas, Tomatoes, Onion, Potato, Ginger, Garlic, Vegetable Oil, Ground Coriander, Garam Masala, Turmeric, Tandoori Masala, Fenugreek Leaves, Ground Black Pepper, Paprika, Mango Dried, Dried Red Chilies, Cinnamon, Star Anise, Curry Leaves, Bay Leaf, Salt, Tomato Purée, Cumin Seeds.
Allergen advice. For allergens, see ingredients in bold.
HOW SUSTAINABLE EATING IS CHANGING THE GAME
One of the simplest and most effective ways to implement sustainable packaging is by using recyclable materials. Recyclable materials can be easily repurposed, reducing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. At Giyan, we are constantly trying to reduce our environmental impact and contribute to a more sustainable future by using recyclable materials. We use biodegradable materials for our take-out containers that can decompose naturally. We also work with suppliers to optimize transportation to reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainable practices throughout the supply chain. By taking a holistic approach to sustainability, we can minimize our environmental impact and create a brighter future!
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