Red chana curry (Red Garbanzo Curry)

This dish tastes best with Jeera Rice.
You can check the recipe for jeera rice in the section of Rice.

Ingredients :

Red chana (Red Garbanzo)                  11/2 cup
Onions                                                 1 no (big size) 2nos (small size)
Tomatoes                                             3 nos
Ginger/Garlic paste                               1 tsp
Corriender                                            leaves few

Red chilli powder                                  1 tsp
Garam masala                                       1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds                                          1/2 tsp
Tez patta                                               1no
Whole black pepper                              2-3 nos
Oil                                                         2tbsp
Salt                                                       to taste
Water                                                    as required

Method :

1. Soak the red chana over night. The next day pressure cook the chana upto 3-4 whistles.
2. Make a fine paste of oinion & ginger/garlic paste. Puree the tomatoes & finely chop the corriender leaves.
3. In a kadhai or pan take oil add jeera, add tez patta & black peppers. Saute.
4. Add ginger/garlic paste & onion paste. Saute until the onions turn light brown.
5. Add all the masalas & tomato paste and saute the masala until oil leaves the sides of the masala.
6. Add the cooked chana, water & salt. Stir well.
7. Cover with a lid & let it cook for sometime.
8. Garnish with corriender leaves & serve hot with jeera rice.
9. Enjoy!

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