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Chana Masala

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Ingredients
  Garbanzo bean 1 Can (10 oz), washed
  Cooking oil 3 Tablespoon
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Gram flour 1 Teaspoon
  Tomato 1 Medium, pureed
  Ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Green chili 1⁄2 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garam masala 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cilantro 1 Bunch (100 gm) (for garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Wash and drain the garbanzo beans well.

MAKING
2 In a pan, heat the oil.
3 Add in the asafoetida, cumin seeds, and besan. Cook, stirring until the besan is golden in color.
4 At this stage, pour in the tomato puree, ginger paste, green chili, turmeric powder, chili powder, and coriander powder.
5 Stir well to combine the ingredients thoroughly.
6 Cook the mixture until the oil starts separating.
7 Add in the garbanzo beans and stir well to coat them.
8 Sprinkle some salt for seasoning and mix well.
9 Pour in about 1/2 cup of water and simmer for 10 minutes.
10 Lightly crush the beans as shown in the video.
11 Sprinkle with garam masala and mix well.

SERVING
12 Garnish with tomato and cilantro.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Bean
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Have you been looking for an easy to prepare Indian chana masala recipe? look no further, this video is just apt for you. Watch the chef share her personal favorite recipe to prepare this Indian delicacy.

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