Channa (Garbanzo Beans)

Thanks to Gagan!

Onions 2 (cut lengthwise)
Tomatoes: 4 (finely chopped)
1 chopped green chili
1 cinnamon stick
1 Black cardamom
2 bayleaves
2 tsp cumin seeds
2-3 cloves
Salt: to taste
Red chili powder
Dhaniya powder (3 tea spoons)
Tamarind water (cook tamarind in some water for 10-15 minutes. Add some sugar or jaggary.)

How to make:

Boil channa and keep aside.
Fry onions and keep aside.
In a pan heat some oil, add cinnamon stick, black cardamom, tejpata , jeera, cloves, chopped garlic, ginger, and green chili and fry. Now, add turmeric powder, chili powder, and dhaniya powder and fry well. You will know it is done from the aroma of cooked dhaniya powder. Remove the cooked masala from the pan. (you can add it on top of the onions you cooked earlier)
In the same pan cook the tomatoes.
Now, mix the onions and masalas to the tomatoes and cook some more.
Add the channa to the mix and pressure cook, if required. At this time you can add the tamarind water to the channa.
Enjoy šŸ™‚


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