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Sunday, 5 August 2007

Channa Masala


Channa 1 Cup
Ginger n Garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
Jeera 1/2 Teaspoon
Turmeric Powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Asafoetida a pinch
Onion 2
Tomato 2 small
Channa masala powder 1 Tablespoon
Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Coriander leaves a bunch
Butter 1 Teaspoon

  • Soak channa in water overnight.
  • Pressure cook channa, add baking powder and salt.
  • Drain water and mash it.
  • Add oil to a pan, add ginger n garlic paste, jeera, asafoetida and turmeric powder fry for 1 minute.
  • Add onion, channa masala powder, chili powder and fry it for a while.
  • Add tomato and fry till oil separates.
  • Add salt and leave for 5 minutes in sim.
  • Add partly mashed channa and little water boil it.
  • Garnish with a bunch of finely chopped coriander leaves.
  • Add butter and mix well.
Channa masala is ready..... great with poori or chapathis.

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