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Monday, December 8, 2008

Channa Masala / Chole

Ingredients:

1 cup Channa / Kabul Kadle

1 medium sized Onion

2 medium sized Tomato

1 Green Chilly

4-5 Coriander leaves

1/2 inch sized Ginger

2 flakes of Garlic

Pinch of Turmeric powder

1 - 1 1/2 tsp MTR Channa Masala powder

1/2 tsp Chilly powder

Salt to taste

2-3 tsp Oil

Recipe:

Soak chana in water for about 8-10 hrs. Wash it twice, cook it in a pressure cooker(6-7 whistles) by adding little amount of water and salt. Once the pressure goes off, smash it little bit.

Remove outer cover of garlic and smash it properly put it in a bowl. Smash the ginger and add it to the vessel containing smashed garlic. Mix well and keep it aside.

Chop onion, green chilly and tomato into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put oil in a cooker. Add ginger garlic mix and fry them for about 2-3 mins in medium flame. Add chopped onion, green chilly, pinch of turmeric powder and fry them for about 4-5 mins in medium flame, until onion turns golden in color. Add chopped tomato, salt and fry them until oil is separated. Add cooked chana, chilly powder, MTR channa masala and mix well. Add salt and required amount of water and cook it. (1 whistle) Once the pressure goes off, add chopped coriander leaves and serve hot. It goes well with chapathi/poori.

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