Thursday, 9 August 2012

Channa Masala (Chickpeas)

Channa Masala, Who doesn't know this in India. This is one of the most favorable dish in India..available in most of the restaurants. This is very simple and full of flavours. Goes well with Rice, Chapati or Tortilla. Try this recipe to make change in your menu with complete flavors.

                       Serving: 4 Persons
1 Cup Overnight Soaked Chickpeas 

2 Cloves
1 Big Onion Chopped
1 Big Tomato Puree
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 tsp Coriander Powder

1 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tbsp Channa/Rajma Masala

1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
1 tsp Minced Green Chili
1 tbsp Oil
Cilantro for Garnish
Salt and Pepper as Taste

1)     Pressure cook chickpeas with cup water, clove, salt and turmeric till fully cooked i.e. for about half an hour on slaw flame. Heat the Oil in large skillet on medium high heat.
2)     Once Oil is hot, add in Cumin seeds, Green Chilies and Ginger Garlic paste.
3)     Once Ginger Garlic turns brown add onions and saute till turns brown. Then add in tomatoes and stir continuously till oil separates. Add in Coriander Powder, Channa Masala  and Salt & Pepper. Stir it well.
4)     Then, add in cooked chickpeas and mix well. Stir continuously.
5)     Cook for 10 minutes on low heat with lid on.
6)     Garnish with Cilantro and Serve hot.

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