Wednesday, 22 February 2012

CHANNA MASALA



                 Garbanzo beans have alot of health benefits which you can read here . A very easy and tasty recipe of all times.

INGREDIENTS:
1 tbsp oil, for frying
1 can (437 gms) chickpeas (garbanzo beans, channa)
2 elaichi
2 cardamom
small piece cinnamon
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 tomato, chopped(deskinned)
2 tbsp tomato puree
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 green chilli
1/4 tsp chilli powder ( or as required)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp chole masala (i used everest)
2 tbsps water
1/2 a handful mint leaves (pudina)
salt as required



PROCESS:
  • Put the oil in a saucepan and add the 3 spices
  • Add the onion and saute for awhile till they turn brown.
  • add the ginger garlic paste and saute for awhile.
  • Add the green chilli and tomato. Stir for a few mins
  • Add the tomato puree.
  • Put the chilli powder, turmeric, cumin, chole masala  and coriander powder in a small bowl and mix with the water
  • Add this mixture to the onions and tomato mixture. Add salt. Add little extra water and bring to boil.
  • Add the channa and pudina. stir and close the saucepan.

note:
  • serve hot with any roti/bread of your choice.


11 comments:

  1. Hi Farah, thanks for dropping by my space and thereby leading me to your wonderful space. Happy to be your follower dear. Drop by mine and follow too.

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  2. Chana Masala luks really superb Farah....

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  3. The channa masala looks very tempting and delicious..

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  4. An all time favorite..looks absolutely delicious

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  5. Love channa masala..perfect with rotis...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  6. Looks stunningly beautiful...what lovely color!! :)

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  7. Hi Farah, thanks a bunch for dropping by and for following me...OMG! channa masala looks so yummy...its my comfort food...love to have with roti...happy to follow u too...you have a wonderful space dear.

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  8. ohhh..yeah...this looks soooooooooooo good & tempting..;)

    Tasty Appetite

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  9. You have a wonderful blog.glad to follow you.

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