Chana Masala

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Time40 Min
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves1

The Chana masala recipe is yummy, and honestly, no one can say that they have not tried Chana recipes! Variations from Delhi or the Chole Masala also pair well with a variety of Indian and Western foods like rice, rotis, buns, etc. Ingenuity and creativity can always be used, to tweak this dish to make it suitable as a main course for all palates old or young. The chana masala main ingredients ad

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre293 Cal293 Cal293 Cal293 Cal
  • 16gProtein
  • 9gFat
  • 39gCarbs
  • 18gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Salt

Salt

1 pinch

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Black Cardamom

Black Cardamom

2 units

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

1 teaspoon

Cumin

Cumin

1 pinch

Asafoetida/hing

Asafoetida/hing

1 pinch

Red Chilli Powder (kashmiri)

Red Chilli Powder (kashmiri)

1 pinch

Coriander Powder

Coriander Powder

1 pinch

Garam Masala

Garam Masala

1 pinch

Chat Masala

Chat Masala

0.5 teaspoons

Fruits & Vegetables

Ginger

Ginger

2 small pieces

Onion

Onion

0.25 cups

Tomato

Tomato

0.25 cups

Menu Item

Tomato Puree

Tomato Puree

1.5 tablespoons

Other

Raw Whole Bengal Gram

Raw Whole Bengal Gram

0.75 cups

Water

Water

0.75 glasss

Garlic

Garlic

2.5 pieces

Green Chillies

Green Chillies

0.5 unit

Jeera Powder

Jeera Powder

1 pinch

Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice

0.5 teaspoons

Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

3 leafs

Directions

1Soak Black Chana Overnight.
2Boil the soaked Chana with Salt, Turmeric and Black Cardamom.
3Soak Black Chana for 3 hours.
4Put the soaked Black Chana in blender with water and make puree out of it.
5Keep aside for later use.
6Heat Oil in a pan. Add Cumin Seeds And Hing. Let it crackle.
7Add chopped Ginger, Garlic and Green Chilli. Saute till golden brown.
8Add chopped Onion and saute till golden brown.
9Add chopped Tomato and cook till mushy.
10Add Turmeric, Chilli Powder, Cumin Powder, Coriander Powder, Garam Masala, Chat Masala and saute for sometime.
11Add Tomato Puree and cook further.
12Add Chana Puree and cook for sometime.
13Add Boiled Chana and cook well. Add Water if required.
14Cook till desired consistency. Adjust seasoning and add Lemon Juice.
15Serve hot in a bowl garnished with chopped Coriander.

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