Ingredients for channa masala
- Oil For tadka
- Cumin seeds ( 1 tbsp)
- Onions( 1 medium-sized)
- Ginger garlic paste ( 1 tbsp)
- Coriander ( 1 tbsp)
- Turmeric ( Half tbsp)
- tomatoes ( 2 medium Sized)
- Salt ( According to the taste)
Instructions for making Channa Masala
- Heat oil or ghee in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add cumin seeds. They will sputter and spit for a few seconds. As soon as they are aromatic (about 15 seconds), add the onion.
- Cook, stirring frequently, until onions start to leave a brown coating on the bottom of the pan, 3 to 4 minutes.
- Add garlic/ginger/chilli paste all at once and stir to combine. Add coriander, turmeric, and 1 teaspoon garam masala. Stir until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and crush them using a whisk. Add drained, rinsed chickpeas. Add 1/2 cup water.
- Bring to a simmer, cover with lid slightly cracked, and reduce heat to maintain a gentle bubbling. Cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid has reduced into a thick stew and spices have melded about 30 minutes.
- Stir in remaining garam masala. Season to taste with salt. sprinkling with green chilli on the top. ENJOY!!!
Also check how to make besan halwa recipe.