Tava Chana ( Snack Recipe )

Tava Chana a semi dry chatpata chaat

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An ideal snack to serve in a garden cocktail party.

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Tava Chana ( Snack Recipe ) recipe - How to make Tava Chana ( Snack Recipe )

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3/4 cup kabuli chana (white chick peas)
1/2 tsp tea leaves
1 onion , chopped
1 tomato , chopped
2 green chillies , chopped
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
1/2 tsp chaat masala
1 tsp tandoori masala
1 tbsp fenugreek (methi) leaves
2 tbsp oil

To Be Ground Into A Paste
4 garlic (lehsun) cloves
12 mm (1") ginger (adrak) piece

For The Topping
chopped onion
lemon slices
  1. Soak the kabuli chana for 7 to 8 hours. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Boil 1 cup of water, add the tea leaves and leave aside for a few minutes. Strain the water.
  3. Add the soaked kabuli chana and pressure cook until soft. Drain.
  4. Heat the oil on a tava and fry the onion until light brown. Add the paste and fry for a few seconds. Add the tomato, green chillies, turmeric, chilli powder, coriander-cumseed powder, chaat masala, tandoori chicken masala and kausri methi and cook.
  5. Cook for 2 minutes. While cooking, sprinkle a little water if necessary.
  6. Add the kabuli chana and salt and cook for a few minutes.

  1. Serve hot, topped with chopped onion and slices of lemon

RECIPE SOURCE : Mocktails & SnacksBuy this cookbook

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