Monday, May 21, 2012

Channa masala


Serves 3
Chick peas - (kabuli channa) – 1 ½  cup
Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
Onion – 1 big size
Red chilli powder – as per your taste
Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
Garlic  – 1 tsp
Garam masala – ½ tsp
Ginger  – 1 tsp
Channa Masala powder (Shan masala) - 2 Tbsp
Tomatoes – 1 big size
Turmeric  - 1/4tsp
Salt – to taste
Cream – 1 tbsp
Green chillies - 3
Coriander for garnish
Kasturi methi leaves – dried – ¼ tsp
Oil – about 2 tbsp


·        Pressure cook the soaked channa with 1 green chilli nicely
·        Take a kadai, add oil then  allow the cumin seeds splutter then you add onions when the onions  are
            golden brown add ginger and garlic paste. Sauté so that  raw smell goes.
·        Now add the red chilli, turmeric and coriander powders a bit of salt
·        Throw in the tomato and stir well and add the channa masala powder
·        Now add only the  cooked channa and stir well until the tomatoes are cooked well
·        Add the channa water and allow it boil well
·        Check the salt (remember you have added earlier – see and add)
·        Mix well like mash few of the channa  and allow it boil well
·        Add the cream, coriander leaves, crushed k.methi leaves and if needed u may add up some garam

You have cooked it now and enjoy this with any indian breads or it goes well with  bhatura


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