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Chana Masala Recipe

Chana Masala is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 22 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 100 g - Kabuli Channa
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 cup - Onion (chopped)
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • coriander leaves, a few
  • Mint leaves, a few
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • salt as required
  • 1/4 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 1 wedge Lime
  • How to Make Chana Masala:

    1. Soak kabuli chana in water for about 8 hours.
    2. Steam the chana in a pressure cooker until it is overcooked.
    3. Grind together the tomato, onion, a few coriander leaves, mint leaves and cumin seeds.
    4. Heat oil in a pan.
    5. Add to it a cup of chopped onions, the ground mixture followed by salt, red chilli powder and the cooked channa dal.
    6. Fry till you get everything mixed up well.
    7. Next, add garam masala powder and mix well.
    8. Finally, garnish with a bunch of fresh coriander leaves and place a piece of lime on it.


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