Saturday, October 19, 2013

Red Chana gravy

Red Chana gravy
1 Cup Red gram chana, soaked overnight then pressure cooked,
1 Tomato cut in small pieces,
1 Potato small size washed n cut into pieces,
1 Green chilly broken into pieces,
A small piece of Ginger cut into very small pieces,
4 - 5 pieces of Raddish cut in big pieces, opt.
For tempering . ..
1 Tbsp Oil,
1\2 Tsp Cumin seeds,
1\8 Tsp Asafoetida,
1\4 Tsp Turmeric powder along with 1\ 2 Tsp Red
chilly powder both mixed in one cup water.
1 Tsp Coriander powder,
1\4 Tsp Garam masala,
1\4 Tsp Pav bhaji masala,
1\4 Tsp Sugar,
1 Tbsp Tamarind sweet chutney,
Salt to taste.
Put a pan to heat, add oil and then add cumin and
Quickly add the red chilly + turmeric water.
Now add all cut vegetables and rest of the masalas.
Also add the pressure cooked chana, allow a boil to
Put a lid, cook on low flames for 10 - 12 minutes.
When done a little oil will appear on top.
Check the taste.
A simple garnish of tomato n onion slice.
Best with steaming rice, kadhi and chana along with
loads of onions.

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