Chana Pav

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For Channa:
  • 250 g - kabuli channa
  • 5 to 6 tbsp - oil
  • 3 medium sized onions (grated)
  • 3 medium sized tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 3 green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 2.5 tsp - coriander powder
  • 2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 black cardamom (peeled)
  • 5 green cardamoms (peeled)
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt to taste
  • sufficient water to cook the channa
  • 1 lemon sized - tamarind (soaked in 1/2 cup water for few minutes)
  • Others:
  • 12 pav (or as required)
  • 50 g - fine sev (readymade)
  • 1 small bowl (or as required) sweet date chutney
  • 1 small bowl - green chutney (or as required)
  • finely chopped coriander leaves (to garnish)

How to Make Chana Pav

  • For Chole:
  • Wash and soak the kabuli chana for 8 hours.
  • Pressure cook the chole with sufficient water and little salt.
  • Pressure cook on a high flame till one whistle.
  • Cook on a low flame for at least 30 minutes or till done.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Saute the onions on a low flame till golden.
  • Add the tomatoes, ginger-garlic paste and salt.
  • Cook on a low flame till the tomatoes are soft.
  • Add the powdered spices and cook on a low flame till oil separates.
  • Add the kept aside boiled chana and mix well.
  • Add sufficient water, if needed.
  • Cook on a low flame till the chana is well blended with the masalas.
  • Lastly add the tamarind water and mix well.
  • Cook for 2 to 3 minutes and remove from gas.
  • To Serve: .
  • Cut each pav into two halves.
  • Evenly put 3 to 4 tbsp of chana on the pav.
  • Top it with sweet date and green chutney.
  • Garnish with sev and coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot.

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