Channa Masala is a famous Punjabi dish cooked everyday in homes. I got inspired by vahrehvah and tried this recipe .It came out really good and let me share with you.
Onion -1 (big)
Tomato -1 (big, finely chopped)
Green chillies -2
Cumin seeds -1 tspn
Cinnamon and cloves -2 pieces
Bay leaf - Little
GingerGarlic paste - 2 tbspn
Turmeric powder -1 tspn
Channa Masala powder -2 tbspn (Store bought)
Lemon juice - 1 tspn
Chickpea - 1 cup
Salt as required
Oil as required
Water as required
|Roti with Channa|
Soak the chickpea overnight. It should be soaked atleast for six hours.
Add salt and pressure cook the Channa for 3 whistles.
Heat oil in pan and add whole garam masala (cinnamon,cloves,bay leaf) ,cumin seeds and onion.Fry well.
While cooking onion, add salt so that it cooks faster.
Add turmeric powder and gingergarlic paste and fry them well.
Now add finely chopped tomatoes and saute them well.
Add green chillies after tomatoes are cooked.
Its time to add Channa masala powder and mix well.
Add water and boil it well.(Store the water used to cook Channa and use here)
Check salt and add water little by little unitl consistency is reached.
Now add pressure cooked chickpea and mix it well and let it boil for few minutes.
Add lemon juice and coriander leaves.
Channa Masala goes well with Batura,puri,chapatti and any kind of bread.
|Suggested for Breakfast / Dinner|
Hope all would love it and let me know your comments
Have a happy cooking and eating :)