Chana dal/chanagalu 1 cup
(whole chick peas)
Jeera 1/2 tsp
Onion 1 medium
Green chilies 2(chopped)
Ginger paste 11/2 tsp
Garlic paste 1 tsp
Salt as needed
Red chilly powder 1 tsp (adjust)
Chana masala 2 tsp
Coriander leaves few ( for garnish)
Water 3/4-1 cup
Oil 1 tsp
1) Soak chana dal(whole chick peas) over night.
Then add water just enough to cover the dal and then cook in pressure cooker for 4-5 whistles.
Strain the water and then set aside.
2)Mash tomatoes in a mixer and keep aside.
3)Heat oil in a pan, then add jeera. Then add the finely chopped onion and green chili and saute till golden brown. .
4) Now add the ginger-garlic paste . Saute for 2-3 minutes until the raw smell leaves .
5)Now add tomato puree , turmeric powder and saute till done.
Add water to get required consistency and simmer for about 5 mintues.
**I used MTR chana masala powder.