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February 21, 2011

Channa Masala



Ingredients:
Channa / Vellai Kondai Kadalai
1 cup
Onion (Medium size)
3
Tomato
2
Ginger and  Garlic Paste
2 tes
Green Chilly
1
Oil
2 tbs
Cinnamom
½ inch
Cloves
2
Red Chilly Powder
1 tbs
Coriander Powder
½  tbs
Amchur / Dry Mango Powder
¼ tes
Chaat Masala
¼ tes
Dry Fenugreek Leaves (Kasuri Methi)

Coriander Leaves
Handful
Salt
To Taste

Procedure:
1. Wash and soak the channa for 8 hrs or overnight. Pressure cook  it with soaked water and salt for 3 whistles in high flame.
2. Chop and grind 2 onions into coarse paste.
3. Chop the remaining onion into small pieces.
4. Wash and grind the tomato into fine paste.
5. Heat the oil in a pan, add cinnamom, cloves, chopped onion and fry till it turns into golden color.
6. Then add ginger - garlic paste and green chilly (slit into two halves). Fry for a minute.
7. And then add the tomato puree, red chilly powder and coriander powder. Fry till the oil separates from the mixture.
8. Now add the cooked channa and salt, mix them well. Cook for 5-7 mins.
9. Finally add the amchur powder, chaat masala powder and Kasuri methi. Cook for few seconds.
10. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.
     Serve with chapathi, poori or Roti.

22 comments:

Fuat Gencal said...

Hayırlı haftalar, ellerinize,emeğinize sağlık. Çok leziz ve iştah açıcı görünüyor.

Saygılarımla.

Priya Sreeram said...

my fav-love it with puris; looks swell !

Jaleela Kamal said...

ரொம்ப அருமை பூரிக்கு ஏற்றது
அவல் தோசை செய்தேன் போட்டோ சரியா வரல அதான் ஈவண்ட் க்கு அனுப்ப்பல.

divya said...

looks absolutely wonderful...

schmetterlingwords said...

The combined flavours of all those spices... yummy.. Looks delicious :-)

The Foodie said...

Chana Masala is looking so thick and the colour of the gravy is also too good..nice one.

Soumya..... said...

Tempting and lovely, Just love to have them with puris!

jeyashrisuresh said...

nice love ur version of channa masala

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

Chana masala looks delicious and yummy!!!

Sensible Vegetarian said...

This looks so good, love the color.

Suja Sugathan said...

Delicious channa masala,my favorite.

S.Menaga said...

மிக அருமையாக இருக்கு...

Vimitha Anand said...

would love to have this with Chola poori...

Nancy and Vijay said...

Kurinji channa masala is one of my favorites...your recipe sounds delicious!

ila said...

Nice recipe :)
Ur version looks good :)

Sarah Naveen said...

nice recipe..looks so yummy!!

Rachu said...

I made it yesterday.. bt the idea of using tomato puree is great.. will try tht way

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Smitha said...

the chana masala looks good and yummy!
Smitha
http://smithasspicyflavors.blogspot.com/

Harika's Kitchen said...

Lovely, colorful and looks amazing perfect for rice/chapathi too..

Now Serving said...

Yummy Chole, Kurinji - Where are my pooris :)

vanathy said...

good one.

aipi said...

My all time fav..looks totally droolworthy :)

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