Friday, October 23, 2009

Channa Masala


1.Channa - 500 gms
2.Tomato - 4 Nos
3.Onion - 2 Nos(Medium sized)
4.Ginger - 1 inch piece
5.Garlic - 6 flakes
6.Red Chilli Powder - 2 tsp(Add more or less as per your taste)
7.Garam masala - 11/2 tsp
8.Salt - 1 tsp(Add more or less as per your taste)
9.Sugar(optional) - 1 tsp(Just to give good taste)
10.Oil - 2 tbs
11.Chopped Coriander - Small qty


1.Soak Channa for 8 hours and then pressure cook it with little salt.Keep aside.
2.Pour oil in a pan and add chopped onion,tomato,ginger and garlic.
3.Fry well for sometime and let it cool down.
4.Now add chilli powder,salt,garam masala and sugar to the cooled contents.
5.Grind them all well in a mixer.
6.Take a pan and pour little oil.Now,add the contents from the mixer.
7.Add channa and mix it well.
8.Keep in low flame for about 15-20 minutes.
9.Take out from the stove and garnish with coriander leaf.
10.Serve hot.

Note:This can be used as side dish to Maida Poori/Wheat poori/Chappathi else it can be eaten alone.

This is my first dish for "My Legume Love Affair - 18" , an event started by Susan.

1 comment:

Srivalli said...

Thank you for the entries Nuthu!