chana masala | How to make chana masala

By Nassu ,  |  4th Mar 2016  |  
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About chana masala Recipe

It's a dish which can be served with puris, chapatis and even rice.

chana masala

Ingredients to make chana masala

  • Boiled chana 1 cup
  • onion 2
  • tomatoes 2
  • coriander leaves 1/2 bunch
  • ginger-garlic paste 1 tsp
  • green chillies 2 chopped
  • red chilli powder 1 tbsp
  • turmeric powder a pinch
  • lemon 1/2
  • oil as required
  • salt to taste
  • mint leaves for garnishing
  • Chole masala powder 2 tsp
  • Few curry leaves
  • Chopped ginger-garlic 1 tsp

How to make chana masala

  1. In a vessel, heat some oil then add the chopped ginger-garlic, green chillies and curry leaves. Saute this for 1 min.
  2. Next add the onion and fry till it turns golden brown in colour.
  3. Than add ginger-garlic paste, red chilli, turmeric powder, chole masala and fry it for 2 mins.
  4. Than add coriander leaves, tomatoes and fry for 5 mins. After this, add the boiled chana and mix well, cook this for another 10 mins.
  5. Sprinkle 1/2 lemon juice and mix well. Garnish it with mint leaves and onion rings.
  6. Spicy chana masala is ready to be served!

My Tip:

While boiling the chana, add 1 green chilli, little onion and oil for a better taste.

Reviews for chana masala (5)

sharana shan3 years ago

Awesome nassu

zita Lobo4 years ago


farzana sayed4 years ago


Sushma Dugar4 years ago


Rama Gaba4 years ago

Whn to add tomatoes... Plz tell