Chana Masala

Note : This is a semi dry dish.

Ingredients :

Kabuli chana (chickpeas)                  2 cups

Onion                                              1 no
Tomatoes                                         2nos
Ginger/Garlic paste                          1/2 tsp
Fresh corriender leaves                    few for garnishing

Red chilli powder                              1/2 tsp
Chana Masala                                   3 tsp [I would remommend MDH Chana Masala]
Garam Masala                                   a pinch [ optional]
Cumin seeds                                      1/2 tsp
Salt                                                    to taste
Oil                                                    2 tbsp

Method :

1. Soak the kabuli chana (chickpeas) over night & pressure cook the next day.
2. Finely chop tomatoes, onion & corriender leaves.
3. In a pan or kadhai heat oil add cumin seeds, allow them to crackle.
4. Add ginger/garlic paste &onion. Saute till light golden brown.
5. Add all the masalas & tomatoes & saute till the masala is well cooked & soft. (If u use garam masala add it at the end.)
6. Add the boiled chana and very little water & salt. 1/2 cup water should be sufficient as this is a semi dry dish. Now add the garam masala. Stir well.
7. Cover the pan & allow to cook for sometime.
8. Serve hot with Naan, rotis or paratha.
9. Enjoy!

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