Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Black Channa masala

Black Channa- 1 cup (soaked in water for 7-8 hrs)
1 large onion chopped
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1tblsp Goner garlic paste
2 green chillies finely chopped
2 teaspoons garam masala
1 teaspoon cumin- coriander powder
1tsp red chilli powder
Salt as per taste
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
Pinch amchur/ dry mango powder
Curry laves- afew


  • Wash  & pressure cook the Kala channa with little salt and water for 3-4 whistles until soft. 
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan.
  •  Add the cumin seeds and when they starts crackling, add curry leaves, cut green chillies. Then add the chopped onion. Sautee till translucent. Add ginger- garlic paste and salt. Then add cumin coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, until the masala is done. 
  • Add the chickpeas. Add the amchur powder. Stir to combine. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer, stirring occasionally, till it becomes dry (If U want gravy type u can add 1 cup of  water ). Now add garam masala. Mix well & season with chopped coriander leaves. 
  • Serve  with hot hot chapattis.

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Sayantani said...

so love it and so perfect for Janmashtami

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