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Chana Masala Recipe

Chana Masala

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Simple but delicious preparation of chana (grams) with potatos… Again a vegeterian dish

Ingredients [ to serve 2 ]

  1. Kala Chana (Black Gram,Large Size) – 1/2 Kg.
  2. Onion – 1 chopped
  3. Tomato – 1 chopped
  4. Garlic/Ginger Paste – 1 tbsp.
  5. Cloves & Badi Ilaychi – 2-3 Nos.
  6. Bay Leaves – 2 Nos.
  7. Curry Paste(Or Dhania , Jeera Powder) – 2 tbsp.
  8. Corriander Leaves – Few
  9. Pepper Powder – 1/2 tbsp.
  10. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tbsp.
  11. Salt – To taste
  12. Vegetable Oil – 5 tbsp

Preparation Method

  1. Soak chana overnight in water and cook it in pressure cooker
  2. In a pan heat oil.
  3. Add colves, ilaychi, bay leaves , onion and fry till they turn brown.
  4. Add salt, turmeric powder, tomato, ginger/garlic paste and the curry paster(you can add dhania, jeera powder if you do not have curry paste) and stir well.
  5. Now add chana and cover it.
  6. Let it cook for 10-12 mins. on medium flame.
  7. Garnish it with coriander leaves….you are ready to serve


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