Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Easy Channa Masala

Come new year every one has a set of new year resolution..Yes I too have few things planned One among the resolution is to plan my food menu for whole week. I had planned for chapati and Channa masala for today's dinner. 
So I was searching for a Channa masala recipe and to my surprise I bumped into a very easy recipe in Indusladies website today(here is the original link "easy Channa masala")
I made slight variations to suit my taste buds but came out very well.
Every one should try this.

Easy Channa masala recipe


White Channa (Chick Peas) - 1 cup
Fresh coriander leaves - 2 tbsp
Oil plus Ghee - 2 tbsp.
Fresh cream
Thinly sliced onions 1/2 cup

To Grind

Big Onion - 2 (cubed)
Tomatoes - 2 (cubed)
Garlic - 10 cloves
Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
Garam masala powder- 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Sugar - a pinch
Cardamom - one
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Soak the chick peas for 5-7 hours
Wash the chick peas and pressure cook till it becomes soft.
In a mixer jar grind all the ingredients mentioned in "to Grind" and keep it aside.


Heat oil plus ghee in a pan, put the thinly sliced onion and saute for 3-5 Min's
Now pour the ground mixture and saute well.
Add the boiled chick pea along with the water in which it was cooked and saute for a few minutes.
Boil for 10 to 12 Min's or till the gravy thickens.
Turn off the flame and add some fresh cream(2-3 Tbsp)
Transfer it to a serving bowl and garnish with chopped coriander leaves and fresh cream.
Can be served with any Indian bread/poori

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