Friday, April 16, 2010

Chana Masala / Chole masala

Ingredients :
Chick peas (kabuli chana) - 1cup / 1canned cooked chick peas
Riped Tomato - 2 medium sized
Onion-1 medium sized
Garlic- 2 cloves
Green Chilly-3 to 4
Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp
Chole masala powder-2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 spring
Coriander leaves- few
Salt to taste
oil or butter - 2 tsp
Method :
1.Soak the chick peas about 4 to 5 hrs.Then wash drain the Chick peas.In a cooker or bowl add chick peas and enough water cook about 2 or 3 whistles till chick peas become soft.I
2.mean time chop the onion and tomato and green chilly and garlic.
3.In a cooking pan heat the oil or butter do tempering and add green chilly , onions, garlic and salt fry till onion becomes light golden in color.
3.add curry leaves saute for few mins.now add chopped tomato saute for few mins.cover the lid cook till the tomato turn to soft.here don't add water to it.
4.now drain the cooked chick peas with water into tomato gravy and by using spatula mush few cooked chick peas. cover the lid cook for few mins.Then add chana masala powder and garam masala powder.cook few more mins until the curry thickened.
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5.Turn off the flame and garnish with cilantro.can also add 2 tsp of fresh lemon juice to it.serve with poori or roti or rice.

27 comments:

Uma said...

what a presentation! loved the tomato roses :)

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Wow Lovely Presentation and Channa Masala is one of my fav.Very nice.

Swathi said...

swpana,
Nice presentation, and delicious chole masala.

Kamalika said...

Dear Swapna,awesome presentation...u r really very much creatively talented...

malarvizhi said...

Lovely presentation and delicious dish.

Pavithra Srihari said...

Beautiful presentation... those roses look wonderful ...

Life is beautiful!!! said...

Very colourful and neat presentation :) I want to try these tomato roses :)

Sushma Mallya said...

lovely roses, looks so real...loved the presenation and the dish looks delicious..

Meena said...

lovely recipe & pics...great one!

Priya said...

Very cute presentation, my all time favourite channa masala looks super delicious..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very well decorated chana masala . Looks Yummy. My favourite dish.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Swapna Sree said...

Thank you all for your compliments......
@life is beautiful try these rose,,decorate your food nd enjoy...

Deepa said...

hey lovely presentation..looks so tasty..

Ann said...

Love the chole recipe adn your presentation is super good.

Ms.Chitchat said...

Can have this at any time of the day, presentation is too good.

Smitha said...

Very yummy presentation with a yummy dish!
Smitha

Krishnaveni said...

fantastic presentation...dish looks great

Swapna Sree said...

Thank you all for your lovely comments.....

Panchpakwan said...

Delicious chana masala..
Beautiful presation with roses.

Kanchana Praveen said...

Excellent presentation...

srividhya Ravikumar said...

beautiful presentation of recipes.. lovely blog.. do drop in at my site whenever.. following you

harini-jaya said...

hey u hv a lovely collection here..and ur presentation is awesome!! congrats!

J said...

gr8 presentation... love the tomato roses..

TREAT AND TRICK said...

Looks so yummy and your presentation is excellent....

Swapna Sree said...

Thank you all for your comments.....
@srividhya thanks for visiting my space....

Kalai said...

Its my first time here, and I absolutely loved all your recipes and pictures, browsing through some..

Swapna Sree said...

Thanks Kalai for visiting my space and thANKS for your lovely comments abt my blog......