CHANNA MASALA / CHOLE MASALA

Channa masala also known as chole masala is a popular dish in Indian and Pakistani cuisine.The main ingredient is chickpeas (called kabuli Channa in Hindi-Urdu). It is popular mainly in northern India, and also notably in the region of Gujarat. This channa masala is made by chole in a spicy and tangy gravy. It can be had as a side dish for roti naan varieties. But it goes best with chola poori.

Preparation Time:20 mints| Cooking Time : 20 mints|Severs: 3

 

Ingredients:

 

Oil - 3tbspn

Bay leaf - 2

Onion - 1/4 cup

shallots - 15nos

Tomato - 1 big roughly chopped

Green Chilli-1

Ginger - 1inch piece

Garlic - 3 cloves

Coriander leaves - fistful

Salt - 1tbspn

Red chili powder - 1tbspn

Chole masala- 1tbspn

Garam masala - 1tspn

Sugar - a pinch

 

Directions:

 

1. Soak Channa overnight or minimum of 6 hours. And Pressure cook the Channa for 3 whistles. In a pan add a tbspn of oil and fry g.chili,ginger,garlic,shallots,tomatoes one by one and cook till its soft and mushy. Allow it to cool and grind into a fine paste.

 

2. Heat a pan with 2 tbspn of oil and add  Bay leaf,finely chopped onions , grinded tomato onion paste and cook for minute. Then add salt,sugar,red chili powder , chole masala powder and garam masala. cook for 5 minutes.

 

3. Then add boiled chickpeas and cook for another 5 mints. Once its done add chopped coriander leaves and serve .

 

Serve this with hot bhature, Roti , Naan or Pooris.

 

Notes:

 

1. Instead of shallots you can also use big onions.

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