Chana with desi blend

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Kabuli Chana-2 cups
  • Cardamom-2 nos.
  • Cloves-4 nos.
  • Ginger-Garlic paste-1 tbsp
  • 1 onion-chopped
  • Coriander powder-4 tsp
  • chana masala powder-3 tsp
  • Cumin seeds-2 tsp (light rosted)
  • 1/2 tsp- Garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp- Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp- Red chilly powder
  • Tamarind paste-3 tbsp
  • salt to taste.

How to Make Chana with desi blend

  • Soak Kabuli chana in water overnight; Drain the next morning.
  • Heat oil in cooker. Add chopped onion, cardamom, clove, ginger-garlic paste along with kabuli chana.
  • Add water and pressure cook for 5 mins.
  • Remove from heat and add salt, coriander powder, garam masala, cumin powder, chana masala, tamarind pulp, black pepper powder and mix well.
  • Make paste of some kabuli chana. Add back to the chana.
  • Pressure cook for another 2 mins. Remove from heat and garnish with green coriander leaves, onion and tomato.