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Homemade Channa Masala Recipe

Homemade Channa Masala is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
7 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Kabuli Channa
  • 1/2 cup - chopped Onions
  • 2 - Tomatoes
  • 3 - Potatoes
  • A little Ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • To grind:
  • 3 - 4 tbsp - coriander (dhania) powder,
  • 3 tbsp - dry Mango (aamchur)
  • Salt to taste
  • 3-4 - Red Chillies
  • 2 tbsp - Jeera (cumin seeds)
  • 1 tbsp - Methi seeds
  • Little Dalchini (cinnamon bark)
  • 1 tbsp - black pepper
  • A pinch of dry Ginger
  • 1/2 tbsp - elaichi (cardamom)
  • 1/2 tbsp - Cloves powder
  • 1/2 tbsp - Mustard Seeds
  • Little caraway
  • How to Make Homemade Channa Masala:

    1. Soak the channa overnight or at least for 7 hours.
    2. Add 1/2 tbsp soda bicarbonate and pressure cook till done.
    3. Grind all the ingredients.
    4. Heat ghee in vessel and fry cut potatoes till soft.
    5. In the same ghee, add onions and cook for some time.
    6. Add pieces of tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes.
    7. Add the ground powder and cook for another 2 minutes.
    8. After that add precooked channa and cook for 5-10 minutes, stirring continuously.
    9. Garnish with sliced tomatoes, onions rings, whole green chillies, chopped coriander leaves and slices of lemon.



     

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