Jul 20, 2009

Chenna masala - type 2


Ingredients:
  • Oil - as req
  • Sombhu - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 7 or 8
  • Onion - 1 medium
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Green chilli - add vertically slit chillies - 2
  • Tomato - 2 medium
  • Red chilli pdr - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric pdr - 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander pdr - 1/2 tbsp
  • salt - as req
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  • curd - 1 cup (well beaten)
  • Boiled channa - 1 cup
  • Tamarind paste - 1tsp
  • Coriander leaves - as req

Preparation:

soak chenna overnite and then cook it for 3 whistles.

In a pan, add oil + sombhu + curry leaves + onion. Saute till brown. Then add gg paste + green chilli + tomato. Saute this till mushy + red chilli pdr + turmeric pdr + coriander pdr + garam masala + curd + coriander leaves + salt + grind one handful of boiled channa and add it now + remaining boiled channa + water + if needed add tamarind paste (opt). garnish with some coriander leaves.

6 comments:

  1. Oh wow....looks delectable, spicy and yum....

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  2. Wow, so tempting chenna masala..!

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  3. Yummy masala...but dint get whats sombu??

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  4. Wow.. chana masala looks soo delicious and spicy.. perfect presentation..

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  5. Thanks to everyone...

    @ Prathiba : Thanks for ur comments da...well sombhu is Saunf in hindi,Aniseed in english n also termed as Perunjeeragam in tamil....

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  6. What a speed in posting recipes!! Channa looks perfect with the chapatis.

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