Friday, May 23, 2008

Punjabi Choley (Chana)

Whole gram( White-Chana) 250g(Soak in water for 6 hour and Boil with ½ tsp of soda bi carb, in pressure cooker)onion -1choppedtomatoes -2 choppedginger, gratedred chili powder- to tastesalt to taste
Masala to grind coriander seeds-2 tsp, pomegranate seeds -1 tsp, cinnamon- 1-2, black pepper-1 tsp, cloves-3-4black cardamom-1,cumin seeds-2, tspbay leaf-2, whole dried chilli’s -1-2, green chili-2 chopped, garam masala -1 tsp,
1. Heat a pan to roast your whole spices add all and Roast them around till brown cool them and grind to powder.
2.Heat 3 tbsp oil in a heavy pan. Add ginger,onion cook them till golden brown ,add tomatoes and stir fry till oil separates
3.Add the fresh ground spice, garam masala , and red chili powder.
4. Add the green chillies and stir for a few minutes add chickpeas and salt.add 1 ½ glass of water ,cover and cook for 10 mins.
5.Garnish it with chopped green coriander.
6. Serve hot with Roti, Paratha, Bhature & puri

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