Sunday, May 1, 2011

Chick Pea Curry ( Channa Curry)

  • Chick Pea /Channa- 1 cup
  • Onion -1 big
  • Tomato - 1
  • GingerGarlic Paste - 1 or 2 tsp 
  • G.Chillies -1 
  • Cloves ,Cardamom- 2 each
  • Star anise - 1
  • Cinnamon stick - 1 inch
  • Chilli Powder - 3/4tsp to 1tsp
  • Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
  • Corinader Leaves - a spring
  • Oil
  • Salt

    1. Soak Chick Peas in water overnight.Pressure cook them till 3 whistles on high flame. Make sure to add salt before cooking chick peas.
    2. In a pan add oil and fry whole garam masalas ,add onions and G.Chillies and fry till translucent,then add GingerGarlic Paste and fry till raw smell add the tomatoes and saute them .cook covered in low flame for 5 mins ,by then the onion and tomatoes should have been cooked well and smashed well into a gravy...
    3. At this stage add chilli powder ,coriander powder, turmeric powder,salt and cook  for 5 mins.
    4. now grind this masala into a smooth paste..
    5. Add this masala to cooked chickpea and saute for few mins...add water to adjust the consistency of the curry.add chopped coriander leaves and let it boil once u reach the desired consistency switch off stove.
    6. Serve hot with Chappati ,Roti ,Pulka,Naan ,Batura etc
    Note:-  if u want more gravy grind 2 tbsps of cooked chick pea and add to the gravy along with the ground masala.


      Sobha Shyam said...

      I too cooked something similar to this...yet to post it ...yours looks great..thick gravy !!

      Sangeetha Nambi said...

      Wow !!! nice recipe..

      aipi said...

      My fav- love it with bhatura- any day, anytime :D
      US Masala

      Chitra said...

      Thank u everyone :)

      Priya said...

      Can have this great looking curry with pooris happily,delicious..

      Prathima Rao said...

      An all time fav - chole curry!!! Looks yummy!!!
      Prathima Rao
      Prats Corner

      Sarah Naveen said...

      Simply yummy!!! looks so perfect and delicious..

      Chitra said...

      Thank u Sarah, Prathima, priya

      Padhu said...

      Looks yummy .Love to have it with roti

      julie said...

      Thanx for visiting my have a gudset of recipes and a nice blog too! addiung ur blog to my blog roll :-)

      Suja said...

      This is delicious..perfect with pooris..

      Now Serving said...

      yummy cholay dear!

      Chitra said...

      Thanks u friends for your feedback...


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