Channa Masala Chat.
Recipe by Chef. Swaminatha Sharma
Posted on 20/01/2019
Soak 200gms of White Channa (Vellai Konda Kadalai) for 5 hours. Pressure cook for 4 whistles with salt, strain water and keep ready. Remove 1/4th of it, mash and keep ready. In a kadai, add oil, 1 big onion and 1 tomato, 2 green chilly, 1 piece of ginger, little turmeric and 1/2 tsp of Garam masala. Remove and allow to cool. Grind to a fine paste, remove and mix water and keep ready. In the same kadai, add 1 tsp of oil, temper mustard seeds, Jeera 1 tsp, 1 tsp of Asafoetida and pour the grinded mixture. Cook well. Add the boiled channa and mashed channa together, add little Chilly powder, 1/s tsp coriander powder, 1/2 tsp jeera powder and mix well. Check for salt, add if required. Sprinkle some Curry leaves, close with a lid for 5 mins and cook in medium flame. Once all are mixed, it would be liquid gravy consistency. Now sprinkle 1/4 tsp of Garam masala over the gravy, mix and remove from flame
In a serving tray, pour the gravy, Sprinkle a bit of chat masala, Finely chopped onion, Papdis or Mixture or Ompodi of your choice, and chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.
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