Chana masaledar

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
20 ounces Cooked chick peas
3 tablespoons Oil
¼ teaspoon Whole cumin seeds
1 medium Onion, chopped
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
¼ teaspoon Nutmeg
¼ teaspoon Cloves
1 teaspoon Coriander
2 \N Garlic cloves, minced
1 \N 1/2\" piece ginger
1 tablespoon Tomato paste
½ teaspoon Salt
⅛ teaspoon Cayenne (or more)
½ teaspoon Amchoor (or 1 tb lemon juice)

Heat oil in heavy pot. Add cumin seeds. When they begin to darken, add the onion. Stir & fry for 7 minutes.

Turn heat to low & add cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves & coriander. Mix well & add garlic & ginger. Stir & fry for 2 minutes. Add paste.

Add chick peas, salt, cayenne & amchoor. Mix well, cover & cook for 10 minutes. You may have to add an extra 2 tablespoons or so of stock.

Posted by Mark Satterly in Fidonet Intercook

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