North Indian Chana Masala

by SaradaVenugopal
Yummy channa to go with baturas & chappathis
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Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 3
Rating: 4
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. Soak channa overnight and cook in a pressure cooker with a pinch of baking soda.
  2. Roast cumin seeds and peppercorns and coriander powder in a pan and powder it.
  3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
  4. Saute onions till golden brown.
  5. Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, cumin seeds-pepper-coriander powder and fry for a minute.
  6. Add tomatoes and saute till oil separates.
  7. Add the cooked chana and salt.
  8. Cover and cook for 5 - 10 mins on low flame.
  9. Add water as required.
  10. Add sugar.
  11. Add the amchur powder.
  12. :- If amchur is not available, squeeze lime (1/4 tsp) and add it after removing from flame and in luke warm condition.
  13. Garnish with coriander leaves.
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3 comments

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hanna February 6, 2008 - 12:00 am

its nice n easy to prepare

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janaki November 16, 2006 - 12:00 am

i made some changes to it by adding ginger garlic paste to the fried onions and at the end i put some ground aniseed powder .it came out really good .thanks for the recipe

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Rekha Gupta August 14, 2006 - 12:00 am

The chana masala is yummy and easy to preapre.My kids and hubby finished the whole dish in few minutes and was asking to prepare it on the weekend.Good recipe..thanks.

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