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Chana Masala

Ingredients
  Kabuli chana/Garbanzo beans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green chilies 3
  Ginger 1
  Onions 2
  Red chilies 5
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm)
  Black pepper 4
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Dhania seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 6
  Cinnamon 1
  Chopped coriander 1 Tablespoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chole masala/Chana masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 3 , finely chopped
  Onions 4 , finely chopped
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Soak chana overnight and pressure cook for 4 whistles by adding salt.
Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan. Add 2 diced onions and fry till translucent. Keep aside.
Now in the same pan, fry coconut for few seconds.
Heat a tsp oil and fry black pepper, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cloves and cinnamon.
Grind everything together to a smooth paste along with 1 handful chopped coriander, ginger and garlic.
Heat remaining oil in a pan, add 2 chopped onions and fry til golden. Add turmeric powder, chana masala powder and tomatoes. Saute for few minutes.
Add cooked chana along with the water in which it has been cooked.
Add ground masala. Adjust the salt, cover and simmer for 10 minutes
Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Chana Masala Recipe