1 small can Garbanzo beans (Kabul chana)
1 tsp Cumin seeds
2 tbsp Oil
1tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp mustered
1/2 tsp Chilly Powder
1 finely chopped onion
1 Big tomato
Salt to taste
Lemon juice 1tsp and sugar 1/2 tsp
Chana masala powder 3-4 tsp(I have used MDH can also use home made chole masala powder)
To make paste:
2TBSP Garbanzo beans (Kabul chana soaked)
Cashew nuts 8-10
Dry grated coconut 2tbsp
1/2 or 1 small tomato finely chopped
Dry Red chilly 4-5(soaked in water for 1/2 hour)
In a blender add all the above ingredients and make smooth paste.
Heat the oil add cumin and mustered after 30 second add ginger garlic paste saute for a min then add chopped onion fry for a min then add chopped tomato once the tomato is tender
add the paste(tomato and chana paste) and Chana masala powder.also add salt,chilly powder and lemon juice,adjust with water and give a good stir...after 5 mins add the Garbanzo beans/Kabul chana (as i have used tin i have not soak and boiled,if you are using dry kabul chana then this needs to be soaked overnight and cooked).
Boil it for 5 more mins
then add chopped fresh coriander and after 2 mins turn of the heat.....chanamasal is ready to serve.....
Transfer it to a serving bowl and serve hot woth chapati,rooti,puri or bhatura.....