16 Aug 2012

Kondakadalai Masala Gravy | North Indian Style Spicy Chana Masala

கொண்டகடலை மசாலா கிரேவி | சன்னா மசாலா
Spicy Chana Masala

About The Recipe:

Spicy Chana Masala | Kondakadalai Masala Gravy Recipe | North Indian Style gravy, is made with the easy available ingredients. It is little spicy and creamy. Made with the fresh homemade masala. It goes well with the poori, chapathi and naan. Now lets see how to make this spicy chana masala with easy step by step images and instructions.

Recipe :

Kondakadalai Masala Gravy | North Indian Style Spicy Chana Masala

Prep Time: 5 minutes + soak
Cook time: 40 minutes
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Recipe Category: Gravy
Serves: 4 to 5 persons

Ingredients :

Kondakadalai | White Chana / Chick Peas - 1cup (soaked overnight)
Red Chili Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Onion - 1 no (chopped)
Tomato - 3 nos (chopped)
Ginger - 1" long
Garlic - 5 cloves
Cinnamon Stick - 3 nos (2" long)
Cloves - 4 nos
Cardamom - 2 nos
Cashewnut - 10 to 15 nos
Coriander Leaves - 2 tbsp (chopped
Curry leaves - 2 stks
Salt To Taste.
Method :
Preparation: Wash and soak the kondakadalai | chana for overnight with enough water. Pressure cook the soaked chana with the turmeric powder, required salt and a cup of water for an whistle and five minutes over simmer. When all the steam has escaped, open the pressure cooker pan and keep aside.
To make the masala for chana gravy, Heat the oil in a kadhai or frying pan, roast the cinnamon stick, cloves and cardamom. Add the onion, ginger and garlic saute till the onion turns slightly golden colour. Add the tomato and cashew-nuts, saute until the tomato turns soft. Add the red chili powder, coriander powder and required salt, stir well until the masala's raw smell leaves. Finally add the coriander leaves and curry leaves, stir well for few seconds. Turn off the flame and allow to cool completely. Grind into fine paste and the masala is ready to make the gravy.
To make the chana masala gravy, In the same kadhai, add ground paste and pressure cooked chana with its water, mix well and bring to boil. Cook for three to five minute. Finally garnish with the coriander leaves and ready.
Notes: Soak the chana for overnight or atleast eight hours. Use the chana cooked water into the gravy for good taste. Cook the masala well, paste it and than use into the gravy.
Images :
Spicy Chana Masala
Kondakadalai masala gravy required ingredients are shown in above image.
Spicy Chana Masala

Serving Suggestion: Serve the chana | kondakadalai gravy with the poori, chapathi or naan.
Page: Collection Of Veg Gravy Recipes.
Variation: Similarly you can also try with black chana.
If you like this recipe: You will like this masala chole recipe also.
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