Thursday, January 12, 2006


Yummy Chole : Chick peas Masala !

This is my contribution for Meena's HookedOnHeat BreakFast theme for the New year.


Kabuli channa(Chickpeas) 3cups(pre-soaked & boiled).
Cumin powder 1 tsp.
chilli powder 1-2 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tsp.
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Onion(paste) ¼ cup
Tomato puree ¼ cup
Ginger(paste) 1 tsp.
Coriander leaves(chopped) 2tbsp
Garam masala 1 tsp.
Water as required
Salt to taste

For garnishing:
Sliced onions,tomatoes and coriander leaves

Soak channa overnight Add salt and pressure cook for few minutes till done. when cool, put the channa in a pan and add roasted cumin seeds & coriander powder and turmeric powder and stir well.Add the onion, tomatoe puree, ginger, chillie powder and water. Pressure cook for 5 more minutes & when cool open the cooker lid and add the boiled channa along with the water(in which it was boiled)and simmer for 5 minutes.Add the garam masala and half the chopped coriander leaves and cook till
the gravy thickens.Garnish with sliced onions, sliced tomatoes & remaining coriander leaves(cilantro)