Delicious and simple chana masala curry made with chickpeas, spices and tomatoes. Flavorful yet simple recipe goes well with bowl of rice or any flat bread. This video also explain how to make cooked chickpeas without soaking.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: #chana masala, #curry
Author: Swathi (Ambujom Saraswathy)
Zavor Lux LCD Multi-Cooker
How to cook Chana/ Chickpeas
For Chana masala curry
1 ¼cupcooked chickpeas
¼cupred onion chopped
1tbspginger garlic paste
½tspsweet paprikaKashmiri chili powder
¼tspcayenne pepperoptional if you want heat add this
2 tomato chopped
11/2cup+ 1 cup water
Cilantro leaves for garnishing.
How to cook Chickpeas/Chana
Pressure cook washed chickpeas along with water in High for about 26 minutes. About 1 ¼ cup cooked chickpeas will yield this recipe. Drain and use
Chana masala curry
First heat oil by switching on Brown function then press custom to add time. Then add olive oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, when mustard seeds start popping add green chili and then ½ cup chopped onion.
When you add the onion add salt to speed up the process. To this add ginger- garlic paste and cook for minute. Then add spices, cumin, coriander powder, turmeric powder, sweet paprika, Cayenne if using . Mix well again then add tomato and mix again. To this add cooked chickpeas and add 1 cup water. Pressure cook for about 9 minutes. Once pressure is released add garam masala and cilantro leaves and enjoy.
If you want you can make a double batch of chickpeas and freeze it for later use.