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Black Chana Masala

vpakhiddey's picture
Healthy food use as main course or lentel(DAL)
Ingredients
  Kala chana 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Soaked In Plenty Of Water Overnight)
  Tomatoes 2 , finely chopped
  Onions 2 Medium
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Green chilies 4 (Use More Or Less According To Your Taste)
  Bay leaves 2
  Cinnamon stick 1 Inch
  Black cardamom 2
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 2
  Coriander 1 (For Garnish)
  Chana masala 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

1. soaked kala chana with the bay leaves, whole black cardamom pods and cinnamon stick in with enough water so cover the chana fully.
2 Do not overcook. yet be easy to mash when a little pressure is applied Remove , the bay leaves, the whole cardamom and cinnamon stick
3. In a pan, heat the oil. Add the ginger, the chopped green chillies, the cumin seeds. cook for 1 minute, then add the chopped onions. Fry till the onions become soft and turn slightly brown.
4. Add the chopped tomatoes and the garam masala and stir. Add 1/2 cup water and cook till the tomatoes become mushy.
5.add remaing spices
6. add the cooked kala chana (reserving 1/4 cup) and salt to taste.
7. Add some more water if required, to make a thick gravy, and let the kala chana simmer away for 5 minutes.
8. Mash the reserved 1/4 cup of the chana and add it to the pan. Stir again. This will thicken the chana.
9. Garnish with the onion rings and scatter the coriander leaves on top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Equipment: 
Crock Pot
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
black whole-gram masala

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perceptiveeye's picture
gr8 recipe...