Chana Masala in Minty Yogurt sauce

Ingredients

Ingredients:
2 cups Chana/ Chickpeas- (Soaked overnight and cooked or 2 15 oz cans)
1 Onion- finely chopped
1/2 piece Ginger-
2 cloves Garlic-
1/2 cup Mint Leaves-
1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds-
2 teaspoons Coriander Powder-
2 teaspoons Chana Masala Powder-
1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder-
1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder-
1 cup Yogurt-
Salt- to taste
2 tablespoons Oil-

Preparation

1
Blend together the tomatoes, ginger, garlic and mint leaves to a smooth paste. No need to add water.
2
Heat oil in a large pan and add cumin seeds and bay leafs. Fry for 10 seconds and add the chopped onion and saute until soft.
3
Add coriander powder, chana masala powder and turmeric powder and chili powder. Fry for 2 minutes.
4
Add the ground tomato paste, mix well and fry until oil separates.
5
Add the canned or cooked chana/chick peas and salt and mix well.
6
Cook for 7-8 minutes. Lower the heat to simmer and add yogurt. Mix thoroughly. If needed, add 1/4 cup of water.
7
Let it simmer for 5 minutes and remove from heat.
8
Serve hot with rice, roti or naan.

Yield:

1 servings

Added:

July 8, 2011

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