Channa Masala, White Chickpeas Masala

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2.7, 3 reviews

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Posted on 28, Oct 2012
Serving 5-6 people
Ready in 30 minutes
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Post Rating 2.67 out of 5 , from 3 reviews
Ingredients
  • Chickpeas, White chana peas - 1 cup
  • Onion, medium sized - 2 Nos, chopped
  • Sliced coconut pieces - 3 Tablespoon
  • Tomato, medium sized - 2 Nos, chopped
  • Finely chopped ginger - 1 Tablespoon
  • Finely chopped garlic - 1 Tablespoon
  • Green chillies - 3-4 Nos, chopped
  • Turmeric powder - ½ Teaspoon
  • Coriander powder - 1 Tablespoon
  • Kashmiri chili powder - 1 Tablespoon
  • Garam masala - 1 Teaspoon
  • Fennel powder - ¼ Teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1 Teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 2-3 Tablespoon
  • Coconut oil - 2 Tablespoon
  • Salt to taste
Directions
  1. Wash and soak the chickpeas for about 6-8 hours or overnight.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  3. Then add in the the sliced coconut pieces and saute till it turns light brown color.
  4. Then add in the chopped ginger, garlic, green chilies and saute for 2-3 minutes on low heat.
  5. Add in the chopped onion, curry leaves and saute till the onion becomes translucent.
  6. Add the chopped tomato and saute until the tomatoes are mashed well.
  7. Then add in the turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, garam masala, fennel powder and fry for 2-3 minutes on low heat.
  8. Add in the soaked chickpeas, salt, sufficient amount of water to cook the chickpeas and mix well. Make sure that the water level should just above the mixture.
  9. Cover and cook till the gravy is thick and the chickpeas are cooked well.
  10. Remove from heat, add in the chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.
2.7, 3 reviews

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