Restaurant style chick pea gravy|Channa batura gravy Recipe

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Thick spicy chick pea gravy to go with breads and indian flat breads.

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Servings: 4


Cost per serving $0.17 view details
  • For the channa gravy you need
  • Chana/chick peas 1cup
  • Ginger 1/2 inch piece finely chopped
  • Garlic 3 pods finely chopped
  • Onion 1 large finely chopped
  • Tomato 1 large finely chopped
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Chana masala or curry powder or coriander pwoder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 2 tablespoons
  • To grind to a fine paste (take this from the above ingredients when chopped)
  • Few boiled chana 2 tablespoons
  • Onion 1 tablespoon
  • Tomato 1tablespoon
  • Ginger garlic half a tsp each - See more at:


  1. Soak the channa over night and drain the soaked water, now pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles. Allow to cool and take few cooked chana and grind the above paste and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, onions and fry well. Add the finely chopped ginger and garlic and saute well.
  3. Add tomatoes fry well until almost mashed.
  4. Add the ground masala and fry well for 2-3 minutes until the onions lose the raw smell.
  5. Add the powders and add half cup of water.(use water added to cook the channa) Add the cooked channa add salt to taste ( i have already added salt to cook the chana so add just enough for the gravy else it will be excess).
  6. COver and cook for 5-10 minutes.Turn off the heat. Delicious creamy restaurant style channa masala is ready to go with hot baturas. - See more at:


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 51g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 76  
Calories from Fat 61 80%
Total Fat 6.91g 9%
Saturated Fat 0.53g 2%
Trans Fat 0.18g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 87mg 2%
Total Carbs 3.59g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g 2%
Sugars 1.61g 1%
Protein 0.52g 1%
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