Kabuli Chana 250 gms
Onion ,Tomato Medium 4 each
Garil Pearls 10
Ginger 1 inch
Dania, Jeera powder 1 spoon each
Chilly powder 2 teaspoons
Garam Masala 1 teaspoon
Channa masala powder 2 tablespoon
salt to taste,
oil 1 cup
ghee 1 cup
Coriander finely chopped 1 cup
haldi 1 spoon
kasuri methi 1 spoon
Clove 2 nos
Elaichi 3 nos
Bay leaf 1
Dalchini 1 an inch
Soak chana the previous day by adding a pinch of soda for 6 to 8 hrs.
Next day wash thoroughly and cook after adding haldi and salt.
Grind onion, giger garlic into a fine smooth paste without adding water .
Next grind tomato into a smooth paste separately. Take a kadhai dry roast clove, dalchini, elaichi, and bay leaf . Add the onion paste, once the water leaves add oil and fry. Now add all the powders and saute for 2 minutes.Add the tomato paste and some salt .Add the ghee.
Take a portion ( a fist) of cooked chana ,keep it aside.
Put the rest of the cooked chana into the paste , mix well. Mash the fistful chana and add into the kadhai. Sprinkle coriander leaves .
Serve hot with the spicy sweet chutney.
P.S you can add the dry masalas while cooking the chana itself.
Tie a spoonful tea in a piece of cloth and dip it while cooking the chana or pour a spoon tea decoction into the chana masala while cooking .
Sweet Chutney :
A lemon size tamarind soaked in a glass of hot water
Dates seedless 4 numbers.
Chilly powder 2 teaspoon
Jaggery 3 teaspoon
Take the dates and soak in hot water.
Take out the pulp from the tamarind .
Grind all the ingredients with the dates and the tamarind pulp .
Boil them till they become a smooth chutney .
Boil as mentioned , grind onion and put tomatoes in hot water for 10 minutes, take out and get the pulp by squashing it.
Take a kadhai, first pour oil , add the onion paste, once it leaves sides and the water leaves, add the tomato pulp and let both get mixed up.
Now add the boiled chana ( collect the water and boil it)with water and add 1 teaspoon chilly powder, jeera powder, dania powder and 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste, 1/2 spoon aamchur powder , mix well. leave for 3 minutes, add 1 1/2 teaspoon Chole masala mix and pour the collected boiled hot water and after 3 minutes remove and serve.