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Pindi Chana Recipe

Pindi Chana is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
 
On :
Thursday, 16 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Kabuli chana (white chick peas, ) soaked overnight.
  • 1 large tomato, chopped .
  • 1 large onion, chopped fine.
  • 1 small onion, sliced into rings.
  • 1 tsp - garlic, grated.
  • 1 tsp - ginger, grated.
  • 3 green chillies, chopped.
  • 1 tbsp - coriander, chopped.
  • 1/2 tsp -each cumin & mustard seeds.
  • 1/2 tsp - Dhania (coriander seed) powder.
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder.
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala.
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder.
  • 1/4 tsp - Cinnamon Clove powder
  • 3-4 pinch asafoetida.
  • 2 tbsp - Tamarind extract.
  • 2 tbsp - oil.
  • 1 tbsp - ghee.
  • How to Make Pindi Chana:

    1. Pressure cook the channa till soft (approx. 4-5 whistles).
    2. Heat oil in a heavy saucepan, add seeds, allow to splutter.
    3. Add asafoetida, ginger, garlic, chopped onions, fry till lightly browned.
    4. Add all dry masala, except clove-cinnamon powder.
    5. Stir well, add tomatoes, cook till oil separates.
    6. Drain chana, add to pan, stir well. Add tamarind.
    7. Mix. Cook till fairly dry. Keep aside.
    8. In a small pan, heat ghee, add clove-cinnamon powder, chillies.
    9. Allow to pop a bit, add to chana. Stir gently till well mixed.
    10. Garnish with chopped coriander and onion rings.
    11. Serve hot with naan or other rotis.





     

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