Chana Masala

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 20 mins

Serves 4 people


  1. 1 Cup Chana (kabuli chana)
  2. 2 onions grinded into paste
  3. 2 tomatoes grinded in to paste
  4. 2 Green chillies finely chopped
  5. 1 Tbsp ginger
  6. 1 Tbsp red chilli powder
  7. 1 Tbsp garam masala
  8. Salt as per taste
  9. 2 Tbsp oil
  10. 1/2 a tbsp mustard seeds and a pinch of turmeric powder
  11. Fresh coriander leaves to garnish


  • Soak the chana overnight
  • Pressure cook the chana with 5 to 6 whistle
  • Take a pan on heater add oil and heat it
  • Add mustard seeds allow it to crackle and a pinch of turmeric powder
  • Add ginger, onion and stir the onions till they are golden brown
  • Add tomato paste and cook for few mins
  • Now add kabuli chana , salt, red chilli powder, garam masala and cook for 10 mins
  • If the gravy is thick add the water
  • Garnish with coriander leaves
  • Serve hot with puri or chapati

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