Thursday, December 31, 2009

Methi Chole

Thank you Sailu for the Methi Chole recipe. I have modified it to suit my taste. Here is the original recipe

- 2 cups kabuli channa, soak in water overnight and pressure cook till soft
- 1 cup packed methi leaves (fenugreek)
- 2 medium tomato, finely chopped
- 3-4 green chillis, slit length wise
- 1 tsp grated ginger
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- pinch of methi seeds
- 1″ cinnamon stick
- 1/4 tsp asafoetida/hing
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp cumin pwd and Dhania pwd
- 1 tsp of garam masala powder
- 2 tbsp of Rajastani spice mix
- 1 tbsp tamarind paste
- 1 tbsp chile pwd (adjust per taste)
- 1/2 tbsp oil
- salt to taste

1. Heat oil in a pan, add cumi seeds,methi seeds, asafoetida, turmeric pwd, green chillie and grated ginger. Fry for few seconds
2. Add methi leaves to this and fry for 3-4 minutes
3. Add all the spice mix (Rajastani spice, Garam masala, cumi and dhania pwd) and fry for few minutes
4. Add the tomatoes to this and fry until it is soft.
5. Add tamarind paste to the pan
6. Take some 2 tbsp of boiled channa and mash it in blender. Add the boiled channa and the mashed channa to the pan
7. Add salt and chile pwd as per taste and let the gravy boil for 5 min
8. Garnish with coriander

This can be served with roti or paratha.

Note :
I used slow cooker to boil the kabuli channa. I also added some left over Radish greens to the gravy.


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