Chana Madra (Traditional Himachali Cuisine)

Chana Madra (Traditional Himachali Cuisine)

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 1440

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 1460

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1 cup kabuli chana (White chickpea), soaked overnight and boiled

  • 2-3 green cardamoms

  • 1

  • 4-5 cloves

  • 1 mace

  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida (hing)

  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds

  • 1 tbsp. coriander powder

  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder

  • 1/2 tsp. red chili powder

  • 1/2 tsp. cumin powder

  • 1/2 tsp. garam masala powder

  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste

  • 1 cup yoghurt

  • 1 tsp. ghee

  • 2 tbsp. mustard oil

  • 1 tsp. raw rice

  • 3-4 green chilies

Directions

  • 01

    Boil the chana in 1 1/2 cups water for 5 minutes on a low flame after the first whistle. Soak the rice in water for 15 minutes and grind to a fine paste. Keep aside.

  • 02

    Heat oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds, cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves, mace and asafoetida.

  • 03

    Add all the dry spices and give it a stir. Then add the boiled chickpeas and combine well. Add the yoghurt and the rice paste.

  • 04

    Keep stirring continuously on medium flame for 8-10 minutes or till the gravy slightly thickens. Add ghee and green chilies.

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