Thursday 18 June 2009

Masala black chana(dry)


8oz preboiled black chana
1 small tomato skinned and diced finely
1 tablespoon tomato puree
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon corriander powder
1 tablespoon sunflower oil
3 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 tablespoon fresh coriander for garnish


1.Heat the oil in a pan .
2.When hot add the mustard seeds and wait for them to crackle
3.Add the tomatoes and tomato puree
4.Add salt,chilli powder,turmeric,corriander powder and cumin powder.
5.Cook till tomatoes are soft and a thick sauce forms.
6.Add 3 tablespoons water
7.Add the preboiled chana and simmer till water is reduced.
8.Transfer to serving dish and garnish with fresh coriander

Serve with hot rotis or parathas.


  1. looks yummmmy......
    will try it 4 sure....thanks..

  2. well this is one sure looks mom prepares the same..nd i really lov it...well seems ur an expert haan??

  3. it looks yummy
    i liked your blog
    keep it up


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