Channa with capsicum curry Recipe

Channa with capsicum curry is a popular Indian Side dish
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Thursday, 17 April, 2014
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Serves 4
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  • 1 cup - white chickpeas, soaked overnight and drained
  • 1 - large onion, chopped
  • 1 - large tomato, chopped
  • 1 - medium sized capsicum, sliced
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seed
  • 2 -green chillies, slit length wise
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • How to Make Channa with capsicum curry:

    1. Pressure cook the chickpeas with sufficient water until soft and drain, reserving some of the water.
    2. Heat oil in a pan and fry the cumin seeds.
    3. Add the green chillies and onion. Fry until golden.
    4. Add ginger- garlic paste. Fry for a minute.
    5. Add the tomatoes and fry for a couple of minutes.
    6. Now add the capsicum and tip in the spice powders. Mix it gently.
    7. Allow this to cook until all are well blended.
    8. Mix in the chickpeas. Add the reserved water, salt and allow it cook for few more minutes.
    9. Remove from heat and serve it hot.


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