Instant Pot Indian Chana Masala

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Chana Masala, Indian, Instant Pot
Author Ritu Sundaram



  1. Turn IP to saute and add oil, onion, cloves, cinnamon, and bay leaves.
  2. After onion has turned translucent and is just starting to brown, add ginger, garlic, and all the spices. Let cook, stirring, for about 1 minute.
  3. Add chick peas and water. Stir. Cover and set IP to manual, 40 minutes.
  4. After the 40 minutes is up, let pressure decrease naturally and then open up the IP and stir the tomato paste into the mix. Cover again and set the IP for an additional 20 minutes.
  5. After 20 minutes, let pressure decrease naturally and enjoy!