Spiced Chickpea Stuffing


A lovely nutty stuffing that doesn’t taste Indian as such but definitely has a complexity of flavour and textures that are really delicious and moreish.

Serves 4-6


  • 1 packet The Spice Tailor Punjabi Channa Masala
  • 1 rounded tbsp. butter
  • ½ medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1½ tbs chopped sage
  • 50g dried cranberries
  • 30g roasted cashew nuts
  • 50g dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3-4 tbsp. water


  • Preheat oven to 180C.
  • Grease and line a 1lb loaf tin with baking parchment.
  • Cook the channa masala as per instruction until dry. Leave aside to cool.
  • Meanwhile, in a small frying pan, melt the butter and add the onions and fry until softened.
  • Add the chopped sage and fry a further minute. Remove from the heat and leave to cool.
  • In a bowl, add the cooled channa dal, onion mix, cranberries, cashew nuts, breadcrumbs and
  • Mix together and add enough water to combine.
  • Spoon the mixture into the loaf tin and bake in the oven for 25 – 30 minutes.

** Alternatively, can roll into small balls and bake for 10 – 15 minutes **

Recipe credit Anjum Anand


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