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7/16/2011

Chana Masala

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Ingredients:-

Chana / Garbanzo Beans- 1 cup or 1 can
Onions-1 small size / 1/3 cup (finely chopped)
Tomatoes -2 medium size (pureed)
Green chillies-3 nos
Ginger-1 tsp
Garlic-3 nos
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Bay leaves-2 to 3 nos
Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
Chilli powder-2 tsp
Coriander powder-1 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
Chaat Masala-1 tsp
Garam masala-1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves for garnishing.




Method:-


Today i used the canned garbanzo beans which are already precooked.However you could soak the uncooked channa overnight and pressure cook them until soft.(it will 3 to 4 wishles)
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Cut the onions into small pieces.Tomatoes make into pureed.Grind the ginger,garlic and green chillies to a paste.
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Heat oil in a deep pan.Add cumin seeds,bay leaves fry for 1 minute.Add the ginger-garlic-chilli paste and saute until the rawness fades.
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Add the chopped onions ,keep sauteing till the onions turn translucent.Add all the masalas powder turmeric,chilli,cumin,coriander,garam masal,chaat masal powder and mix well.
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Add the tomato puree and keep sauteing until all the masala mix well in the gravy and the tomatoes are fully cooked.
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 Now add the drained garbanzo beans and little water and mix well.Let it boil for about 10 to 20 minutes.
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Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves and onions.Squeeze a tiny bit of fresh lemon juice before serving,Pooris or batura or rotis with you can have this chana masala.

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40 comments:

Reshmi Mahesh

Yummy thick recipe...looks super..

Biny Anoop

umm so soo temptg and u made it so easy...love it

shooting star

never made channa this way!!!

Suja

Perfect and delicious..drool worthy curry

Santosh Bangar

WOW MOUTHWATERING CHANA MASALA U MAKE IT PERECTLY

Raina

I love chick peas! This dish looks really flavorful and delicious. Excellent instruction too:)

Dr.Sameena Prathap

Yummy and tasty channa masla..One of my favorites...:)

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Deeksha

Yummy chana masala with pooris!

BeenaShylesh

wow i love this always...

Madhura Manoj

Spicy & delicious channa masala.
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Hamaree Rasoi

Lovely looking chana masala. Amazing preparation. Makes me crave for some.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Ambreen

That looks delicious, Divya! The addition of green chillies & chaat masala in the curry sounds wonderful. We like to sprinkle Chaat masala on top for some extra flavor :)

Padhu

Feeling hungry seeing your pics.Irresistible

Cilantro

Puri and Channa is the best combination to me. Looks delicious and use presentation too.

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover)

look yummy, feel like want to have some right now.

Kaveri

Love channa masala and puri...they make an awesome combo...your pics are making me drool

Pushpa

Yummy yummy chana masala love it anyday anytime.

jeyashrisuresh

wonderful version of channa masala.love the combo always

Sensible Vegetarian

Can have it anytime of the day, looks fantastic.

Jay

ur version sounds yummy dear..
Tasty Appetite

Vidhya

Your Channa masala looks so wonderful.Will try this version soon.Thank you dear.

kothiyavunu.com

Tasty channa masala..love to have it with bautra..YUM :)

Rahin

looks mouthwatering Divya !

Sobha Shyam

delicious n tasty chana masala, great with poori or roti, lovely recipe..

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Gopika Ram

Woww.. the chole looks so yumm :) Great

RAKS KITCHEN

U love the channa masala with poori the best! Nice recipe!

Torviewtoronto

yummy combination delicious

hemalata

Delicious chana masala,looks so tempting and nice presentation.

Ganga Sreekanth

my fav.....looks yummy

Malar Gandhi

I really love the way, you describe each and every recipe with pictures..you know. Awesome work my friend, as usual. Love it:)

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aipi

My absolute fav dear ~ love it with hot bhaturas :)
US Masala

Mahi

U r so patient to take pictures of each and every step! Now a days am losing that patience!;)

Channa masalaa looks delicious!

Lena Rashmin Raj

wowwww....i love this.. to have this i go to a local restaurants which is 14km away...they give super delicious chole battura's

Namitha

Comforting and classy combo..ALways wanted to try the canned channa

Treat and Trick

Perfect combo and looks so tasty!

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Bikramjit

yummmyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

I like channa masaallla :)


Bikram's

Mehjabeen Arif

OOh.. perfect with bathuras.. :) how do u have so much patience to take all these pictures :)) cool work :)

miri goes phishing!

that looks so perfect.....i miss shan masala here....i have tried couple of their masalas n' used to like the taste a lot....this dish seems to have come out really well....my husband loves having chole with poori n i try this combo often...:)

Lucky Sign

nice blog! greate combination of chole and pori. looks so delicious. thankyou for shearing !chowringhee satyaniketanr

Lucky Sign


chole is my fav too dear..best combo with chana masala and puri i love the gravy. will try for sure. thankyou for shearing !chowringhee satyaniketanr

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