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Chana Masala

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  Lime juice 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Chili powder To Taste
  Chana 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Chick Peas)
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Green chilies 4 , slit lengthwise
  Tomatoes 1 , chopped
  Ginger garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
  Curd 1 Tablespoon
  Besan 1 Teaspoon (Gram Flour)
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Jeera 1 Teaspoon (Cumin Seeds)
  Turmeric 2 Pinch
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon (Dhaniya Powder)
  Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Soak Channa overnight or for at least 8 hrs.

Pressure cook Channa up to 3 whistles.

Add oil in a skillet, when hot, add mustard seeds & allow them to splutter. Then add jeera seeds , onions, ginger garlic paste, chillies & saute until onions turn brownish.

Add curds, dhaniya, turmeric, chilli powder & salt

Add chopped tomato, besan & little water & mix well. Cover with lid.

Let boil until mixture becomes like a puree, then add channa & mix well.

Add little water if needed & bring to boil.

Sprinkle Black pepper powder & add lemon juice & simmer for two minutes

Serve Hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Christmas, Diwali, Holi, Wedding
Holiday, Everyday, Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Channa Masala

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 188 Calories from Fat 30

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.4%

Saturated Fat 0.39 g2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.39 mg0.13%

Sodium 164.1 mg6.8%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.6%

Dietary Fiber 8.8 g35.4%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 9 g19%

Vitamin A 8.5% Vitamin C 45.1%

Calcium 9.1% Iron 22%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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