Sindhi Channa Recipe

August 18, 2011

Ingredients:
2 Cup chickpeas or Channa (Soaked overnite)
3-4 Onions
3 Tomatoes (grated)
2 tsp Ginger Garlic (crushed)
8-10 Peppercorns
2-3 Bay Leaves
5-6 Cloves
2 Badi Elaichi (Black Cardamom)
1 tsp Coriander Powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder
1 tsp Amchur Powder
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
Salt to taste
Oil
How to make sindhi chana:
  • Take a pressure cooker and add soaked channa with 5 cups water,sliced onion (1),bay leaves,cardomom,cloves,peppercorn and salt.Let it cook on a low flame till channas are done.
  • When Channas are done drain the water and separate whole spices.Keep aside.
  • Now puree the remaining onions.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.Let it splutter and add ginger garlic and pureed onion. Fry till golden brown.
  • Now add tomatoes,turmeric powder,amchur,coriander,pepper, garam masala powder and fry for 5-6 minutes.
  • Add the drained channa water (stock).Mix well and let it boil for 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with pooris.

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