Chana Masala | How to make Chana Masala

By Farheen Dalvi  |  31st Jul 2017  |  
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About Chana Masala Recipe

Chana Masala is a North Indian cuisine.Its a very famous dish.Easy to make & loved by everyone.

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Chana Masala

Ingredients to make Chana Masala

  • chana or chikpeas - 1cup
  • oil - 3tablespoon
  • cumin seeds - 1tablespoon
  • curry leaves
  • Whole garam masala - 1bay leaf, 7-8 pepper corns, cloves 2
  • onion - 1chopped
  • tomatoes -2
  • ginger garlic paste - 1tablespoon
  • Green chilli - 1
  • salt - as per taste
  • turmeric powder - 1/2tablespoon
  • Red chilli powder - 2tablespoon
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2tablespoon
  • amchur powder - 3/4tablespoon
  • Corrainder cumin powder - 2tablespoon
  • cilantro - For ganishing
  • onion rings - For garnishing
  • water - as required

How to make Chana Masala

  1. Soak chickpeas or chana for 7-8 hours or over night.
  2. Take cooker add 3tablespoon oil to it once it get hots add cumin seeds after the cumins seeds crackle add the whole garam masla to it & curry leaves &saute it for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Then add chopped onion to it once the onion gets translucent add ginger garlic paste to it & green chiilies & saute it for 2-3minutes.
  4. Grind the tomatoes & put the mixture to onion mix it well.
  5. Add salt & all the masalas to it mix it well & cook it for good 7-8 minutes or untill the oil gets separated from the masala.
  6. Then add the chickpeas or chana to it mix it well & let it cook for 5 minutes.
  7. then add water to it once the chana starts boiling put the cooker lid & cook it untill the chana is done.
  8. Then remove the chana from cooker in to pot if you want little thick gravy put little water to it.
  9. Take some chana from it & grind it put the mixture to the cook chole so in this way you can get a thick consistency & simmer it on low flame for 5minutes.
  10. Lastly put some cilantro & garnish it with some onion rings.

My Tip:

For thick consistency alwys take some cook chanas grind it & put it to the chole you will get a thick gravy.

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