Saturday, September 12, 2009

Chana Masala

What We Need :

Chana - 1cup
Onion - 1no
Green Chillies - 2no
Cloves - 3no
Cardamom - 1no medium size
Chole Masala - 1spn
Potatoe - 1no medium size (optional)
Ginger garlic paste - 1spn
Red chillie powder - 1spn

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Soak chana over night or 6hrs and cook them in pressure cooker, so that your cooking time will be saved.
  • Cook the potatoe , peel the outer layer and smash it.
  • Chop onions and green chillies.
  • In a pan heat oil fry cloves, cardamom now add green chillies , chopped onion ones they are transculent add cooked chana and let it fry for 2min and add smashed potatoe.
  • Now add ginger garlic paste fry until the raw smell goes away, add red chillie powder, turmeric powder , salt and fry for 1min.
  • Now add water and let it cook with lid on until gravy is done.
  • Add chana masala powder just 5min before you turn off the heat.

Here is my Chana masala , can have it with Bathura , Puri, Chapathi, Pulka......


  1. looking great!
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  2. U hav nice blog Srilekha, i can try some more.......

  3. Hiii...i tried it...its great...n very tasty too...


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