Jul 14, 2010

Channa / Chickpeas Masala

Perparation Time : 15Minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 2


Channa / Chickpeas - 1 cup
Onions Chopped- 1 medium
Tomatoes -pureed - 2 medium
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tablespoon
Turmeric Powder - 1 teaspoon
Coriander Powder - 1 tablespoon
Cumin Powder - 1 tablespoon
Red chilli Powder - 2 teaspoon
Garam masala Powder - 1 tablespoon'
Yoghurt -2 tablespoon
Oil - 1 tablespoon
Ghee - 1 tablespoon

Method: Chole/Channa

Soak chana for overnight. Drain, add enough water and cook in a pressure cooker till done.Heat ghee and a tablespoon of oil in a thick bottomed pan, saute onions and ginger garlic paste till golden brown.Add pureed tomatoes,turmeric,coriander ,redchilli and cumin powder , garam masala and saute for 3 minutes on low flame..Add the boiled chana and salt ,cook till it comes to gravy consistencys,add yoghurt and cook for one more minute.Serve hot with rotis or bhatures.


  1. Hi Lavs, thanks for beautiful comments on my space, u have a fabulous space too..will visit often and delicious channa masala..

  2. கலர்புல்லா அருமையாக இருக்கு இந்த மசாலா....

  3. an all time favorite, best with poori or bhatura.

  4. Thanks for visiting my blog and for your lovely comments dear:)

    Both the Channa masala and Avocado paratha looks delicious, need to check out rest of your yummy recipes.

    All the very best and keep rocking dear:)

  5. Thanks dear for your comment...channa masala looks so yummy and love the color...

  6. Hi lavs,how are you doing? thanks a lot for dropping by and for leaving a wonderful comment & for joining in as well...will surely visit your beautiful space here on....chana masala looks yum,love the colour...

  7. hey u hv lovely space...first time here....chole masala looks incredible....droooling here.......

  8. hey lavanya ,thanks for dropping by my blog dear..u too have a beautiful space.. loved the chana recipe keep in touch !

  9. Hi lavanya, thanks for visiting my blog and your lovely comment, delicious channa masala, beautiful

  10. Hi dear..Thanx for dropping in my blog....and this is the first time I'm visiting ur blog....the pics look rich and yummy....u too have a wonderful collection of recipes...keep rocking

  11. Delicious channa masala .Do drop by padhuskitchen when time permits

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