Peshawari Chana By Rashidixit


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Peshawari chana is a traditional pakistani or moglai lentil preparation with kabuli chana or kala chana (chickpeas). The pulses are cooked in a spicy curry comprising of onion, tomatoes and ginger garlic paste.

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  1. Soak kabuli chana overnight.
  2. Add a little water to the soaked chana, tie tea leaves in a piece of cloth and put it in water and then boil the chana until soft and dark in colour, strain and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the bayleaf and onion and sauté until golden brown in colour.
  4. Add the ginger, garlic paste and slit green chillies and saute for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the tomatoes, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, chana masala and cumin powder, mix well and cook for some time.
  6. Add boiled chana and approximately 1 cup of water and cook till chana gets coated with the thick masala.
  7. Sprinkle garam masala and salt and mix well.
  8. Serve hot.

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