Sunday, May 19, 2013

Chana Masala

chickpeas / garbanzo  curry


Chickpeas / Garbanzo - 2 cups (cooked)
Cumin seeds - 1 1tsp
Asafetida - pinch
Besan - 1 tbs
Tomato puree - 1 cup
Chilli powder - 1tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Oil - 2 tbs
Salt to taste

chickpeas - garbanzo - channa - white sundal curry


  • Wash and soak the garbanzo overnight and pressure cook it with salt.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Crack cumin seeds and add asafetida.
  • Add the besan and stir fry it for a minute.
  • Add the tomato puree. Stir and cook till oil seperates.
  • Now add  turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder. saute it for a minute.
  • Add  a cup of water and salt.
  • Add the cooked chana and cook for about 15 minutes on a low flame or untill the gravy thickens.
  • Add garam masala. Stir it for a minute.
  • Chana masala is now ready to serve with  chapathi, naan, poori, rice etc.
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  1. Wonderful chana masala.. Yummy side dish for roti's dear :-)

  2. Tempting channa masala... When U have time drop at my place


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