Channa madra | How to make Channa madra

By Deepika Chauhan  |  24th Apr 2016  |  
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About Channa madra Recipe

It is a Himachal Pradesh cuisine dish which is made with spices and yogurt gravy.

Channa madra, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Channa madra by Deepika Chauhan will definitely help you in its preparation. The Channa madra can be prepared within 5 minutes. The time taken for cooking Channa madra is 15 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 3 people. The recipe details out how to make Channa madra step by step. The detailed explanation makes Channa madra so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Channa madra 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 Channa madra from BetterButter.

Channa madra

Ingredients to make Channa madra

  • 1 cup soaked boiled chickpeas
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 5 cloves
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 1/2 cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp rice
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander

How to make Channa madra

  1. Soak the rice overnight for 4-5 hours and grind into a paste. Keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan on medium heat, temper it with cumin seeds, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and asafoetida.
  3. Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder and saute for a few seconds.
  4. Add boiled chickpeas in it. Cook for sometime and combine it well. Add the whisked yogurt in it and keep stirring for 7-8 minutes.
  5. Now add the ground rice paste, ghee, salt and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  6. Serve with a garnish of chopped coriander.

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