Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Channa masala - 1


Channa masala made with chick peas and all spices of tamilnadu....this can be served as side dish for samosas,chappathi, poori and paratha..rice and pulao...very simple to do ...n very tasty
Ingredients
1 cup Chick peas
1 T Jeera (little)
1 T Aniseeds (sombu)
1 T Pepper corns
2 T Corriander powder
1 tsp Garam masala powder
2 tsp Chilli powder
2 no Onion ( chopped)
1 no Tomato (chopped)
3 T Oil
Salt to taste
1 no Lemon
1 bunch Corriander leaves for garnishing
Instructions
wash the chick peas and soak it overnight for 5 or 6 hours.
grind jeeragam,aniseed and pepper to a fine powder....
take a pressure cooker, pour 2 tbsp of oil and put aniseed
add onion and saute it till transparent...or little brown... now add the garam masala powder
add the tomatoes.. saute it till it get smashed
add the chilli powder and ground powder (jeera,anniseed,pepper)
and add the corriander poder...mix well and add the channa
add 1 cup of water...and salt
close the cooker
keep for 3 whistle, after the pressure comes down , open and add the lemon extract
and keep for 2 min in sim
garnish with onion and corriander leaves
channa is ready to taste...

6 comments:

Usha said...

Looks yum..this is one of my faves:)

Vanamala said...

Nice recipe

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Lubna Karim said...

Wow looks yum. Channa Masala is all time favourite to me.

Sireesha said...

Looks very very delicious...One of my favorites...

Divya.M said...

thank u friends

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