Dry Chana Masala( Dry Spicy Blackgram)

A spicy north Indian dish.

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Navnita Das's Secret Indian Recipe !

Preparation Time: 
20 min
Cooking Time: 


Blackgram-150gm ( soaked in water overnight)
Salt to taste
Tomato puree -2 tablespoon
Onion paste-1 tablespoon
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tablespoon
Fined chpped green chili- 1 tablespoon
Turmeric Powder- 1 tablespoon
Garam Masala-1/2 tablespoon
hing - 2 pinch
Oil - 4 tablespoon
Lemon juice-2 tablespoon ( optional)
Take a pressure cooker add some water into it about 1/2 half litre and add the soaked blackgram. Cook upto 4-5 whistles.
Take a deep pan and heat the oil. Add the onion paste into it and fry for 2-3 seconds . Add ginger garlic paste and cook till the masala leaves the oil.
Afterwards add the tomato puree, turmeric powder , Garam masala ,salt and red chili powder. and cook it until the oil comes to the surface.
Finally pour the cooked bengal gram and mix . Cover and cook for 2 mintues. add some lemon juice and serve.
Serve hot with chapatis.