Chana Masala | How to make Chana Masala

By Jiya Rohit Makhija  |  5th Aug 2016  |  
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About Chana Masala Recipe

This dish is a usual North Indian dish with a different type of gravy.

Chana Masala is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Chana Masala has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Jiya Rohit Makhija is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Chana Masala recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Chana Masala is 30 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Chana Masala is perfect to serve 4 people. Chana Masala is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Chana Masala. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Chana Masala by commenting on this page below!

Chana Masala

Ingredients to make Chana Masala

  • 1 cup white chana
  • 2 onion chopped
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp degi mirch powder
  • 1 tbsp everest chana masala powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp dhania powder
  • 1 tsp amchoor powder
  • 1 tbsp kasuri methi
  • 1 tbsp coriander chopped

How to make Chana Masala

  1. Soak the chanas overnight. Next day pressure cook it for 3 whistle
  2. In a Kadai, add oil, fry onions and tomato and ginger, garlic paste, red chilli powder. Saute nicely till it turns pink in colour. Let it cool and grind into a smooth paste.
  3. In a cooker, add oil, fry kasturi methi then add the paste ( onions, tomatoes ) fry nicely till oil comes out then add garam masala, coriander chopped, coriander powder, amchoor, chana masala, deggi mirch and fry well till oil comes out.
  4. Then add the chana, salt, water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.

My Tip:

You can use this gravy for making matar aloo.

Reviews for Chana Masala (3)

Priya Ramesh3 years ago


Aasha sharma3 years ago

One of my favourites always :)

Taahira Laiq3 years ago

hi..if everest is not available..which other brand can be used?

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