Wednesday, June 23, 2010

CHANNA MASALA RECIPE | SIDE DISH FOR ROTI

Channa Masala
 Channa Masala is our family's  favourite food. Everybody have their own way of making their channa masala. I am sharing my own of making this  Channa masala. Check out my no onion no garlic channa masala and Pindi chole




Channa masala recipe

  Preparation Time : 15 mins + Soaking time 7 hours| Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Serves: 4-5

     Channa | chickpeas   2 cups
     Onion   2
     Tomato    2
     Ginger  a small piece
     Garlic   4 pods
     Cumin seeds   1/4 tsp
     Coriander powder   3/4 tsp
     Jeera powder  1/2 tsp
     Red chili powder   3/4 tsp
     Turmeric powder   1/4 tsp
     Garam masala    1/4 tsp
     Salt   as needed
     Green chili  1
     Oil    2 tblsp
     Coriander leaves   few  
     
     


Method:

Channa Masala

METHOD:
  • Soak channa for 6 hours. Pressure cook it ,by adding salt to it, till 4-6 whistles.
  • Grind ginger, garlic,cumin seeds, one tomatoand chilles into a fine paste.
IMG_0198 IMG_0203
  • Chop the onion and a tomato finely.
IMG_0200
  • In a kadai,add oil and fry the onions for few minutes,till it becomes pink.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes.
  • Saute till it becomes mushy.
  • Add the ground Masala.
  • Saute for few minutes.
  • Throw in the coriander powder, chilli powder, turmericpowder and the garam masala/cholemasala powder.
IMG_0207 IMG_0212
  • Saute till it leaves oil on sides and a nice aroma comes.
  • Add the cooked channa to it .
  • Mix well and keep it in a medium flame.
IMG_0218
  • Add a cup of water
  • Boil for 10-15 mins in a slow flame.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with coriander leaves.
  Channa Masala
Print Friendly and PDF
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

29 comments:

  1. Looks yummilious, all I need is some soft pooris to go with this.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Nice recipe n very easy too..will try this way soon...

    ReplyDelete
  3. very tempting da...
    beautiful presentation with yummy click

    ReplyDelete
  4. looks lovely & delicious jeyashri..

    ReplyDelete
  5. I always love channa. Be it with poori or just a chat also. Its simply the best :)

    ReplyDelete
  6. Chana masala is my fav. dish.
    lovely recipe..Looks delicious and yumm

    ReplyDelete
  7. Super.. parkavey nalla irukku.. nice clicks..

    ReplyDelete
  8. Yennaku romba pidicha channa masala, looks very tempting and beautiful..

    ReplyDelete
  9. Chana masala looks wonderful nad delectable. I make this dish with bhatura normally.

    ReplyDelete
  10. I won't say no to this superb and yummylicious dish...looks too good!

    ReplyDelete
  11. Looks tempting. just love it with hot chapathi n puris.

    ReplyDelete
  12. If you wish you could send it to my Think Spice event.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Beautiful click and looks so yummy dear....

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  14. சூப்பரா இருக்கு அக்கா, இந்த மாதிரி ஒரு சென்னாமசாலா பக்கதுல இருந்தா சுமாரா ஒரு 20 பூரி, சப்பாதியா இருந்தா கொஞ்சமா ஒரு 12 சப்பாத்தியும் உள்ள தள்ளிடலாம்...:)

    என்றும் வம்புடன்,
    தக்குடு

    ReplyDelete
  15. Hi jeyashri,

    Ur version is very gud,Luks very delicious...

    ReplyDelete
  16. Nice masala..I've tried so many versions of channa masala..will try urs too ;)

    ReplyDelete
  17. I made chana masala today... this looks absolutely delicious :-)

    ReplyDelete
  18. comfort food and defintely delicious. looks so perfect. I love em at any time.

    ReplyDelete
  19. Thats wonderful one..and my very fav one..looks absolutely delicious jeyashri.. mmmm yummy combo with pooris...

    ReplyDelete
  20. I love this very much .Photos looks lovely

    ReplyDelete
  21. Well illustrated picture. These pictures speaks for itself. Nicely done and love the yummy masala. i too make it quite often.

    ReplyDelete
  22. jeyashree
    everyone loves chole...nice recipe.thanks.

    ReplyDelete
  23. Simple ,best and easy recipe...thanks

    ReplyDelete
  24. simple,best and easy recipe..Thanks.

    ReplyDelete
  25. Today I tried the Chana masala recipe and followed what u had given meticulously. It turned out brilliant! Thanks a ton! U rock:)

    ReplyDelete
  26. I made channamasala today,its yummylicious...

    ReplyDelete
  27. I made channamasala today,its yummylicious...

    ReplyDelete
  28. tried this today...it came out sema tastyyyy....

    ReplyDelete

Thank you all for visiting my blog