Sunday, November 14, 2010

Black Channa Masala

  • Black channa 1 cup
  • Onion 2 big
  • Green chilly 3
  • Tomato 1 med
  • Garlic 5 to 8 pods
  • Ginger 1 big piece
  • Coconut pieces 1/4 cup
  • Thick coconut milk 1 cup
  • Chicken masala 3 Tsp
  • Pepper pdr 1 Tsp
  • Mustard seeds
  • Curry leaves
  • Water
  • Salt
  • Oil
Soak channa overnight. Heat oil in a cooker and add mustard seeds. Allow it to splutter and add half of the sliced onion and coconut pieces. Saute till it turns brown and add half of the tomato. Cook it and add the channa and little salt. Cook till it turns soft. Keep it aside. Heat oil in a kadai and add rest of the sliced onion, garlic, ginger, curry leaves and salt. When it becomes light brown, add chicken masala and pepper pdr. Roast it well and add the chopped tomato. Add little water into it and cook well. Then add the cooked channa into this and mix well. Cover it and cook it in low flame for 5 to 10 min. Then pour the coconut milk and heat it for few min. Remove it from fire.

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  1. Hi Tina,

    The masala looks inviting..:)


  2. Wow looks super yum..I luv black channa this one sounds super gud

  3. yummy masala..this dish goes with anything..

  4. I love masala and this looks so tempting :)

  5. I prefer black chana over the white ones and this looks fabulous and tempting picture Tina..Hope all is well with u..

  6. I love kaala chana preps.... This capture delivers the yumminess of your prep..... Hugs))))


  7. I love black channa and this looks so so yumm.

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  9. Love channa masala...delicious!!

  10. Great looking chana masala..Love it!

  11. Woww.. looks spicy and tasty.. thanks for sharing !!

  12. tinakutty i like this recipe...will try it soon..n ll tell u how it was....

  13. Beautiful pic tina!!! looks so perfect and yummy yumm!!!

  14. Adipoli ayittundu....puttum kadala curryum ende fav aanu...Yummy..!!

  15. All your curries are mouth-watering.

  16. hello chechi...thanks a lot for those awesome recipies... i've just moved out abroad for my higher studies and im like a beginner in could you please also mention how long the stuffs should be many places you have just told cook it and then next step..but i dont know how long it should be kept on flame...