#Chana Masala | How to make #Chana Masala

By Shilpa gupta  |  11th Oct 2016  |  
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About #Chana Masala Recipe

Punjabi dish of dry chick peas.

#Chana Masala, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of #Chana Masala by palshigupta will definitely help you in its preparation. The #Chana Masala can be prepared within 30 minutes. The time taken for cooking #Chana Masala is 20 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make #Chana Masala step by step. The detailed explanation makes #Chana Masala so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for #Chana Masala can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of #Chana Masala from BetterButter.

#Chana Masala

Ingredients to make #Chana Masala

  • chickpeas 250 gms
  • ghee 2 Tbsp
  • cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Carom seeds 1/2 tsp
  • onion 4
  • tomatoes 3
  • ginger 2 inches
  • green chillies 5
  • salt to taste
  • tamarind pulp 2 tbsp
  • asafoetida a generous pinch
  • red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • coriander powder 1 tsp
  • All spice powder 1/2 tsp
  • Chaat masala 1/2 tsp
  • Kasuri methi 2 tsp
  • Green coriander leaves for garnishing

How to make #Chana Masala

  1. Soak chickpeas overnight or minimum for 6-7 hours. Now pressure cook with 1 tsp salt. Give one whistle and then cook on low for 20 minutes.
  2. Slice onions and chop tomatoes.
  3. Take a wok. Add ghee. Add cumin seeds and carom seeds.
  4. When cumin seeds start to splutter, add grated ginger. Saute for a while.
  5. Add sliced onions. Roast them till golden brown.
  6. Add chopped tomatoes.
  7. Meanwhile soak tamarind pulp, red chili powder, coriander powder, all spice powder, asafoetida in 1/2 cup of water.
  8. When onion tomatoes start leaving ghee, add soaked spice mix. Add salt as per taste and finely chopped green chilies.
  9. Add a cup of water and cook well for 2-3 minutes.
  10. Add boiled and drained chickpeas. Mix well. Let them cook covered on sim for 10 minutes so as all spices merge with chickpeas.
  11. Sprinkle crushed kasuri methi. Give a gentle mix.
  12. Garnish with fresh coriander.

My Tip:

Add salt carefully as boiled chickpeas are salted.

Reviews for #Chana Masala (1)

Yardley Pal2 years ago

Thank you Shilpa. I always wanted to make it, but didn't find the right recipe.

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