Wednesday, August 5, 2009

MANPASAND CHANA MASALA


INGREDIENTS

Chana : 250 grams
Onion : 2 pieces (finely chopped)
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
Tomato : 1 piece (fine paste)
Ginger : 1 tsp (grated)
Coriander powder : 2 tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder : 1/2 tsp
Salt : 1/2 tsp (as per taste)
Garam masala : 1/4 tsp
Chana masala powder : 1 tsp


PREPARATION

• Soak chana for 5-6 hours
• Boil chana in cooker and wait for 3-4 whistle so that the chana becomes soft
• Heat 6 tsp of oil in a pan
• Once oil is hot add onion and cumin seeds
• Cook until onion is brown in colour
• Add tomato paste, ginger, turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder, salt and chana masala powder
• Mix this into the oil well and then cook on medium heat for 5-10 minutes until the oil starts to separate from the tomato paste
• Add chana and then mix it well
• Pour 2 cups of water and cover the pan for 10 minutes
• Remove the cover of the pan and add garam masala
• Cook for another 5 minutes
• Serve it hot with rice or paratha/butter nan

11 comments:

  1. looks so so so tasty dear...l too make in a similar way with slight variation...next time will try ur version

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  2. Wow thats my fav looks so good and tempting...

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  3. The Batora is missing Babli. Give us a recipe for making big size Batoras. We prepare the Batora by fermenting the Moida overnight? Is that o.k?

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  4. Babli Please collect ur award at my blog dear !!

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  5. वाह !चना मसाला -जब भी आओ कुछ चटपटा पाओ ! सैलायिवा ग्रंथियां सक्रिय हो आयी !

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  6. Dear Babli,
    Please collect your award from my blog.

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  7. yum yum......... yummy...... ghar pe try bhi ho gaya hai aaj yeh.......

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  8. ये चना मसाला तो बड़ा जोरदार है, बबली जी!
    सन-डे को ट्राई करते हैं।

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