Sitara Hewitt Cooks Traditional Chana Curry Using Maywah Foods Spices

Author: Maywah Foods Inc. | | Categories: Garam Masala

Blog by Maywah Foods Inc.

Sitara Hewitt is a Canadian actress with Pakistani descent, most commonly known for her role
in the television show “Little Mosque on the Prairie.” In addition to acting, Sitara is also known
for her dancing career and more recently, her social media presence. Her Instagram page
features her journey as a mom, being a meditation leader, and her healthy lifestyle – including
healthy eating. As a result of Sitara’s South Asian background and healthy lifestyle, Sitara uses
Maywah Foods’ spices and snacks in her kitchen.

Sitara features her Mother’s traditional Chana Curry (also known as Chickpea Curry) recipe
using Maywah spices. She specifically uses Maywah Foods famous Ground Garam Masala, along
with Maywah Foods Turmeric and Black Pepper in this Chana curry recipe.


Additionally, Sitara features her love for Maywah Foods traditional and renowned snack – Crunchy Dhal Sticks. The
gluten free feature of this tasty snack is essential to Sitara’s healthy eating lifestyle. She tells her
viewers that she loves to eat this perfectly spiced snack while waiting for her food to cook.

Ingredients for 4 servings of Chana Curry:
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 large onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 inch (2 1/2 cm) piece of ginger, peeled and grated,
- 2 tablespoons Maywah's Garam Masala
- 1 teaspoon Maywah's Turmeric
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon Maywah's Black Pepper
- 2 cups fresh tomato, diced
- 15 oz chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 cans
- ½ cup water
- ½ lemon, juiced
- ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped