Thursday, January 21, 2010

50th Post - Desi Channa Masala & an Award from Dear Friend Priya :):):)!





Thank you Priya(http://recipes-priya.blogspot.com/) for Sharing the lovely Award with me:):)... I would like to share this award with all my blogger friends, Please accept it :)

This is my 50th post and I would like to thank you all for the encouraging feedbacks and lovely comments, for without that my interest in blogging would not have increased :)


Desi Channa Masala:
Desi Channa - 2 cups
Onion - 2
Tomato - 2
Chili Powder - 1/2 spoon
Sambar Powder - 1/2 spoon
Garam Masala - 1/4 spoon
Coriander Powder - 1/2 spoon\
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 spoon
Cinnamon - 1 stick
Cloves - 2
Bay Leaf
Salt
Oil

Method:
1. Soak the channa over night and pressure cook it to 2 whistles
2. Heat oil in a pan and add cinnamon, cloves, bay leaf. Then add the chopped onions and saute well. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute well
3. Blend the tomatoes and add to this mixture and cook well
4. Add all the masala powders, salt and cook well
5. Add the pressure cooked channa along with the water, this will thicken the mixture
6. Cook well and garnish with coriander leaves

This goes well with chapatis and as side dish to rice also.

22 comments:

  1. Congrats Devi! Hope you get many such awards:)

    Chana masala looks yummy:)

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  2. Hi Dear, Congrats on your 50th post and award. Channa Masala looks yummy..

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  3. congrats for the award and the recipe looks yummy....nice presentaton too...you deserve it!

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  4. Hey Devi,
    Congratulations !!!
    Way to go Devi!!!:)))

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  5. Congratulations Devi! may u get lots n lots of such awards! dish is looking tasty!

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  6. Congraaaatss...Channa masala looks yummy..

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  7. Congrats ..for the 50th post and the award dea..!!! Channa masala looks simply delicious...

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  8. congratulations for the award and for the 50 delicious posts!!!

    your channa masala looks wonderful with the beautifully displayed chapatis!!!

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  9. congratssss...double celebration here..chana masala looks nice and so does the chapatis.wish could grab one.

    www.foodlyrics.com

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  10. Congrats on your 50th post and the award...channa looks yummy.

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  11. Please collect your award from Vazhayila dear...

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  12. Congratz on ur 50th post...May u get flocked with more n more awards...Channa looks yummy!!!

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  13. The channa masala looks awesome and delicious.what is Desi Channa?

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  14. congrats devi!! channa masala looks yummy

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  15. congrats on ur award and for the 50 th post...ur chana masala looks very good :)

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  16. Congrats on ur 50th post and award dear!

    Chana masala looks delicious:)

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  17. Dear Devi, congrats on your first milestone, may u achieve many more is my prayer.
    Channa masala looks awesome..Perfect with bautra.:)Nice presentation!!

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  18. Congratulations on ur 50th post and also for the well deserved award :):)

    Chitchat
    http://chitchatcrossroads.blogspot.com/

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  19. Thank you all my dear friends!! :):) for all the luv and wishes!!..

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  20. @KitchenQueen - Thank you :), Desi Channa is the black colored channa that looks just like the chick peas....

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  21. Congrats on your 50th post and congrats for the award too. :)

    Channa is my favorite always:)

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  22. I love it with batura..thanks for the entry

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