Spicy channa masala

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Total Time:
5.75 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - dried channa
  • 3 medium size - onions
  • 1 medium size - potato
  • 1 medium size - tomato
  • 1 tsp - ginger and garlic paste
  • 5 to 6 - green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • salt and chilli powder

How to Make Spicy channa masala

  • Soak the dried channa for about 4 to 5 hours ahead of time.
  • Heat oil in a large non-stick pan, saute chopped onions and chillies until golden brown.
  • Then, boil channa in the pressure cooker for 10 mins.
  • Peel and cut raw potato into small pieces.
  • Cut raw tomato into small pieces.
  • Add cut potato, tomatoes and boiled channa to fried onion/chilli.
  • Add 1 cup of water. Add salt and chilli powder to taste.
  • Cover and let it cook on simmer for 10 mins (checking regularly for water levels).
  • Once the dish is cooked to a thick gravy, sprinkle 2 to 3 tsps of garam masala powder and mix well.