Chana Masala

Here is a yummy, spicy chana recipe. Learn how to make Indian chana masala.

1 cup white chickpeas (kabuli chane)

1 piece ginger (adrak)

1 green chilly (hari mirch)

few coriander leaves (dhania patti)

½ tsp roasted cumin powder (jeera)

1 tsp salt (namak)

2 tsp chana masala

½ tsp spice blend (garam masala)

½ tsp red chilly powder (lal mirch)

¼ tsp meetha soda

2 cloves (laung)

3 cinnamon stick (dalchini)

1 bay leaf (tej patta)

4 black pepper (sabut kali mirch)

1 tbsp tamarind (imli)

1 tbsp oil

How To Make Chana Masala:

  • Soak chane in water for 6-7 hours.
  • Then cook in pressure cooker with meetha soda, 4 cup water and salt.
  • Crush laung, kali mirch and dalchini and put it in pressure cooker along with tej patta.
  • Cook it to one whistle and then simmer for 20 minutes.
  • When chane are cooked properly remove it from the flame.
  • Finely chop adrak and hari mirch.
  • Soak imli in ½ cup water for an hour and then strain.
  • Heat oil in a pan and put bhuna jeera powder in it.
  • Then fry adrak paste and then chane.
  • Lastly add all the other ingredients and cook for 2 minutes and then remove it from the flame.
  • Garnish with dhania patti.
  • Serve it along with finely chopped pyaj.