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October 11, 2009

Simple Chana Curry


Ingredients:


  • half cup dry chana
  • 2 medium size tomatoes
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 4 no curry leaves
  • choped coriender
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
procedure:


  • wash and soak the whole chana for 8 hours.
  • wash and cook the soaked chana along with water and 1/4tsp baking soda.
  • drain the chana when done.
  • grind the tomatoes into puree.
  • heat oil in a kadai,add mustard seeds,curry leaves.
  • when mustards starts spluttering,add chopped onions,fry till brown.
  • add tomatoe puree,salt,turmeric and red chilli powder.
  • cook till gravy starts bubbling.Add drained chana.Close the lid.cook till gravy dries and sticks to chana.
  • turn off the heat and enjoy with roti,chappathi,naan or puri.

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