Peshawari Chana

Peshawari Chana

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This 'chatpata' treat should be accompanied with steaming hot puris. The chole masala imparts a zesty flavour to this dish, and is commonly available at most provision stores.

Peshawari Chana recipe - How to make Peshawari Chana

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    Main procedure
  1. Dry roast the pomegranate seeds on a hot tava (griddle) for a few seconds. Cool and blend in a mixer to a fine powder. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the onions and sauté till they turn translucent.
  3. Add the anardana powder, cardamom, cinnamon and cook till the onions turn dark brown, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the tomatoes, ginger and green chillies, mix well and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Add the coriander powder, chilli powder, chole masala and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and simmer till the tomatoes are cooked and the mixture leaves oil.
  6. Add the red chana sprouts and salt, mix well and simmer for another 2 minutes.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy137 cal
Protein5.5 g
Carbohydrates10.6 g
Fiber2.3 g
Fat8.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium52.1 mg