Channa Masala

A north indian recipe

Channa Masala

A north indian recipe

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By saritha prasad

Published On: 04 Jun 2011

Rating: 3
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

For preparing channa masala, first soak channa in water overnight.

Step 2

Cook it in pressure cooker with required salt and water. Keep aside.

Step 3

Heat oil in a kadai, add cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves and cumin seeds.

Step 4

Add chopped onion and fry for few minutes.

Step 5

when onion begin to change color, add onion paste, green chillies and saute.

Step 6

Add ginger-garlic paste, tomato paste and mix well.

Step 7

Sprinkle little water, so that the masala will not stick in pan.

Step 8

Add coriander powder, chilly powder, turmeric and chaat masala.

Step 9

Fry till the oil separates.

Step 10

Add the channa to the masala and pour the water(that cooked channa) to it.

Step 11

Let it boil for some time.

Step 12

Crush the methi leaves with hand and add to the masala.

Step 13

When the gravy becomes semi thick, remove from fire and decorate it with coriander leaves.

Step 14

Channa masala is ready.

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