Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Chana Masala


  • Chick peas (kabuli chana)-1 cup
  • Onion-1
  • Tomato-1
  • Green chilli-1
  • Garlic-4-5
  • Ginger-an inch
  • Bay leaves-2-3
  • Red chilli powder-1 tsp.
  • Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp.
  • Coriander powder-1 tsp.
  • Garam Masala Powder-1 tsp.
  • Vegetable oil-3 tbsp.
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing

  • Soak chick peas in water for overnight.
  • Pressure cook the chick peas
  • Cut onion, tomato and green chilli. Grind it in mixie along with ginger and garlic and make paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry bay leaves for 30 secs. Add the paste and fry on medium heat until golden brown (The oil starts separating from the mixture).
  • Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt. Mix well. Fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add water enough to make thick gravy. Bring the gravy to boil.
  • Add cooked chick peas ,Stir well and cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes.
Garnish with chopped green coriander leaves and serve hot.

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