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Chana masala is a famous North Indian dish which is served with Bhaturas or puris. This is well known as chole bhatura. Puri chana masala is a perfect breakfast recipe when it’s pouring and you want to eat something spicy and also healthy.

Ingredients :

1. Chickpeas/chana – 1 cup/1/2 kg

2. Onion – 2

3. Tomato – 2

4. Green chilly – 1

5. Cinnamon stick – 1 inch

6. Cloves – 2

7. Oil – 3 tablespoon

8. Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon

9. Chana masala powder – 2- 3 tablespoon

10. Salt 

Procedure for making chana masala :

1. Wash chickpeas and soak in water overnight or for 8 – 10 hours.

2. In a pressure cooker, add soaked chickpeas, cinnamon stick, cloves and salt and cook for 4-5 whistles.

3. Roughly chop the onions and tomatoes .

4. Grind it separately to make a paste.

5. In a pan, add oil and add cumin seeds once it’s hot and let it splutter.

6. Furthermore, add onion paste and green chilly and cook for 3 minutes with continuous stirring.

7. Then add tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes.

8. Add chana masala powder, salt and mix well.

9. Cook for 3-4 minutes until the spices are mixed up well.

10. Add cooked chickpeas to the pan and mix well.

11. Close the lid and allow it to cook for 4-5 minutes.

Serve it with hot chapathi or puri.


You can mash a few cooked chickpeas to get further more thick consistency.

Don’t forget to let me know how it goes in the comment section when you give it a try. 

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