Home Style Chole Masala is a simple easy and filling side dish with rotis.
Course: Side Dish
To Saute and Grind
Salt to Taste
To Dry Roast and Grind
1Black Stone Flower
1TablespoonGinger Garlic Paste
Water As Required
Salt to Taste
For Pressure Cooking
Soak channa overnight. Pressure cook for 2 whistles. Drain the excess water and set it aside.
Dry roast all the ingredients listed under “To Dry Roast”. Cool them down completely.
Heat oil in a wok and add in onion and satue them until glossy.
Add in tomato and saute them until mushy. Switch off the flame and cool them down completely.
Add all the dry roasted ingredients and sauted ingredients and half of the boiled channa. Blend them into a smooth paste.
Heat oil in a frying pan. Add in cumin seeds and allow it to splutter. Add in onion and curry leaves and saute until glossy.
Add in tomatoes and salt to taste and saute until mushy. Add in ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell goes off.
Add in the ground paste and cook in low flame for 4 minutes. Add water and adjust the consistency of the gravy as required.
Add in Coriander powder and Garam Masala Powder and salt to taste. Cook well until the masalas are cooked well. Add in the remaining channa into the gravy and cook in low flame for few minutes. Switch off the flame and serve hot.
Home Style Channa Masala is now ready to be served.
Do not overcook the channa while pressure cooking as we have to cook them again and it would become mushy.
This dish can be made into a thick gray or a thin gravy adjust the water consistency accordingly.
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