Channa curry this one taken with main dishes such as roti, rice .
With snax items also such as samosa , wada , chaat ,upma etc etc….
In chaat and upma my daughter like this very much.
So lets start the dish
1 cup channa or dry peas
1 medium onion
2 medium tomatoes
1 inch ginger piece
2 big cloves garlic
2 green chillies
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp cumin powder
2 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp red chilly powder
1/4 tsp degi mrch powder for colouring
salt to taste
water as per the gravy req
chopped coriander leaves for garnishing
2 tsp oil
1 red chilly whole
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
Soak channa for 3-4 hours.
It doubles in quantity.
Now add salt and turmeric powder to this and give two sities in pressure cooker.
Then in a fry pan heat little oil ,add onion,tomatoes,ginger,garlic n green chillies.Saute for 2 min.Make it cool down.
Now make a paste of this.(In this way it will take less time to remove the raw smell of onion n tomatoes)
Again heat some oil ,add temepring ingredients.
Now add the paste , saute for 3-4 min. Add little water , stir for 3min.
Add all spices and saute for 1 min.
Add boiled channa to this. and water to make gravy and stir properly.
Boil this and finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Have this with your favourite dish.