Simple Recipe For Chana Masala

I am an ardent fan of Chole Puri. I really enjoy devouring morsels of Chana Masala with Puri. Here I wish to share with you a quick and simple recipe for Chana Masala.

Chana Masala

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Key Ingredients

  • Olive Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Yellow Onion- 1 chopped
  • Fresh Garlic- 1 tbsp minced
  • Fresh Ginger- 1 inch piece minced
  • Green Chilli- 1 minced
  • Garam Masala- 1 and 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder- ½ tsp
  • Coriander Powder- 1 and 1/2 tsp
  • Salt- ¾ tsp
  • Peeled Tomatoes- 1 can
  • Kabuli Chana- 3 cups, cooked, drained and rinsed
  • Lemon- for garnishing
  • Coriander Leaves- for garnishing

Ingredients | Image Resource :

Method Of Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a medium pan. When the oil is hot, add cumin seeds to the oil. Saute till the cumin seeds are light brown in color.
  2. Then add ginger, garlic, onion and green chilli and saute. Stir well and cook for roughly five minutes.
  3. Now add Garam Masala to the pan. You may also add coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  4. Peel the boiled tomatoes and add it to the pan. Use a spoon to split it. Some chunks of tomatoes can be left to add texture to thedish.
  5. Add kabuli chana to the pan and raise the temperature. Cook it for around 10 minutes so that the flavors develop properly.
  6. Once it is done, you may garnish the dish with coriander leaves and lemon wedges.

You can serve the amazing Chole sabji with rice or Puri.

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