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Channa masala recipe | side dish for roti

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CHANNA MASALA RECIPE
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  
     
     

Channa Masala
Method:


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  • Soak channa for 8-10 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.
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  • Chop the onion and a tomato finely.

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  • 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.
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  • 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.

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  • 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

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29 comments

Malar Gandhi June 23, 2010 - 12:41 pm

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

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Vrinda June 23, 2010 - 1:09 pm

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

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sowmya's creative saga June 23, 2010 - 1:37 pm

looks so delicious..

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Jay June 23, 2010 - 1:45 pm

very tempting da…
beautiful presentation with yummy click

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Sushma Mallya June 23, 2010 - 2:11 pm

looks lovely & delicious jeyashri..

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Nithya June 23, 2010 - 3:04 pm

I always love channa. Be it with poori or just a chat also. Its simply the best 🙂

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Vidhya June 23, 2010 - 3:22 pm

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

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srikars kitchen June 23, 2010 - 4:06 pm

Super.. parkavey nalla irukku.. nice clicks..

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Priya June 23, 2010 - 7:26 pm

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

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simply.food June 23, 2010 - 9:12 pm

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

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Jagruti જાગૃતિ June 23, 2010 - 11:23 pm

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

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Saraswathi Iyer June 24, 2010 - 1:59 am

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

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Saraswathi Iyer June 24, 2010 - 2:02 am

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

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PALATABLE June 24, 2010 - 3:51 am

Beautiful click and looks so yummy dear….

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தக்குடுபாண்டி June 24, 2010 - 7:09 am

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

என்றும் வம்புடன்,
தக்குடு

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Premalatha Aravindhan June 24, 2010 - 7:13 am

Hi jeyashri,

Ur version is very gud,Luks very delicious…

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Chitra June 24, 2010 - 10:21 am

Nice masala..I've tried so many versions of channa masala..will try urs too 😉

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Rachana June 26, 2010 - 10:56 pm

I made chana masala today… this looks absolutely delicious 🙂

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SpicyTasty June 27, 2010 - 3:32 am

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

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Pavithra June 29, 2010 - 5:06 am

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

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Padhu July 4, 2010 - 6:26 am

I love this very much .Photos looks lovely

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Suhaina July 6, 2010 - 2:54 am

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

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RENU May 9, 2013 - 2:23 am

jeyashree
everyone loves chole…nice recipe.thanks.

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Punitha.K.L July 2, 2014 - 3:15 pm

Simple ,best and easy recipe…thanks

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Punitha.K.L July 2, 2014 - 3:15 pm

simple,best and easy recipe..Thanks.

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Kavitha November 15, 2014 - 7:52 pm

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

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Unknown December 7, 2015 - 12:25 pm

I made channamasala today,its yummylicious…

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Dev December 7, 2015 - 12:27 pm

I made channamasala today,its yummylicious…

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susi ammu June 19, 2016 - 3:37 am

tried this today…it came out sema tastyyyy….

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