354. Simple channa masala

I wish to share a very simple recipe for channa  masala.


Ingredients required :

channa – 1 cup

tomato – 1

small onion – 5

big onion – 2

red chilly – 3

green chilly – 2

ginger – 1 inch piece

garlic – 4 buds

cardamom – 2

clove – 4

salt – 1/2 tsp

dhania leaves – 1 bunch

cooking oil – 1 tsp

mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp

hing – 1/4 tsp

turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Method of preparation :

Soak channa for 8 hours and pressure cook 3/4th of it  well. Grind  small onion, red chilly,  green chilly, garlic, cardamom, ginger, clove,  1/2 tomato, soaked channa coarsely.  Heat oil in a pan and put mustard seeds and hing. When they splutter put the big onion slices. When it becomes light brown,  add tomato, ground mixture, turmeric powder and salt. When it is cooked well, add cooked channa and bring it to a boil. Put dhania leaves and switch off gas. Nice & simple channa masala is ready.

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