Channa Masala

Chana Masala is a good accompaniment with Chapathi or Naan. Ingredients Channa - 1 cup Coconut - 1/2 cup Big Onion - 1/2 Tomato - 1 small Cardamom - 1 Cloves - 2 Cinnamon Sticks - 1 Fennel Seeds - 1/2 tsp Dry Coriander Seeds - 1 tsp Dry Red Chilly - 2 Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp Oil - 2 tbsp Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp Curry Leaves - 1 stem Method Soak the chena overnight. Cook the chena until done with salt, turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and water. Heat oil in a pan and saute the coconut along with onion, tomato, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, dry coriander seeds, dry red chilly and fennel seeds. Grind it into a fine paste. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and curry leaves. Add the grinded paste and saute for some time. Add the cooked chena to this and mix well.