Chana Masala recipe


  • 1 can of Chick Peas (also known as Chole)
  • 1 chopped Onion
  • 1 chopped Tomato
  • 1 chopped Green chili
  • 4 chopped Garlic cloves
  • 1 inch chopped ginger
  • 2-3 Bay leaves
  • 1 tsp Red Chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala powder
  • 3 tbps Olive oil

Cooking Instructions

Cut the onion, tomato and green chili.

Make a paste by grinding it in food processor along with ginger and garlic.

Heat oil in a pan and fry bay leaves for about 30 secs.

Add the paste and fry on medium heat until golden brown.

Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt. Mix well.

Fry for further 2-3 minutes.

Add little water to make thick gravy. Bring the gravy to boil.

Add the Chick Peas.

tir well and cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes.

Finally garnish with chopped green coriander leaves and serve hot.

04 Mar 2011     2424 views     NON-Vegetarian       Pulses > Chickpeas

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