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A tasty dish :Kabulichana MasalaStew for Chappathi,Nan, paratha, Idiappam,Appam

Updated on February 5, 2015

Kabooli chana masala stew.

For the breakfast a variety of dishes can be made .For the housewives who want to make something new, this hub is very useful. If we make the same dish it is boring. Everybody likes a change .So through this hub I am trying to describe a method of preparing a tasty dish using Kaboolichana( Chickpeas).This dish can be served with Chapatti, poori ,dosai,Idli, Idiappam,oothappam ,Appam.

5 stars from 2 ratings of kabuli chana masala stew


  • 250 gms Kabuli chana
  • 2 large sized onion, chopped
  • 1 tomato, medium sized
  • 2 teaspoon cerorriander powder
  • 2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 taespoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Tea leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger garlic paste
  • as per taste salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoon oil

Kabuli Chana Masala Stew

kabooli chana masala stew
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Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 25 min
Ready in: 45 min
Yields: serve eight people

Kabuli chana masala stew

1. Wash chana and Soak overnight in water.Cook it in the same water .

2 Heat oil in a pan. Add chopped onion&sauté till brown. Add ginger garlic paste & sauté for somemore time.

3. Add corriander powder, red chilli, garam masala powder, turmeric powder & sauté for some more time .Grind the tomato &sauté with the powder

4. Take ¼ cup of boiled chana & grind it in a mixi.

5. Add the ground chana sauted onion &powders to the cooked chana along with salt &enough water

6. Cover the tea leaves with a piece of cloth & tie tightly & place it in the gravy to get colour .

7. Cook till the chana is well mixed and the gravy becomes thick

8. Add coconut milk & remove from fire before boiling

9. Garnish with curry leaves & serve hot

Things to remember

  1. After adding coconut milk dont allow the gravy to boil

For making soft and easy Appam refer my hub,


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      Sanjay Sharma 2 years ago from Mandi (HP) India

      Thanks for sharing. I will give it a try.

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      devisree 2 years ago from India

      Thank you peachpurple for going through my hub. Grind some corriander seeds, red chilli flakes, fennel seeds,cloves, black peppercorns , Nutmeg,poppy seeds,cinnamon stick , dry ginger together along some bay leaves and curry leaves you will get home made chicken masala powder.

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      peachy 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      I never try chicken masala, is it spicer than chicken curry?

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      Sunil Kumar Kunnoth 4 years ago from Calicut (Kozhikode, South India)

      It is my favorite. Thank you for sharing. Can you write how to make Nan please. Thanks for promoting our Indian dishes to the rest of the world.

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      A tasty dish :Kabulichana MasalaStew for Chappathi,Nan, paratha, Idiappam,Appam, looks such a tasty meal and I enjoy spicy foods

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      devisree 5 years ago from India

      Thanks 2besure for going through and commenting.

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      devisree 5 years ago from India

      Hi J.S.Matthew,

      Thanks for stopping by and commenting.Comments from great Hubers like you is really a blessing.

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      JS Matthew 5 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      This sounds delicious! Voted up and sharing!


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      Pamela Lipscomb 5 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

      I love chicken Masala. This seems to be similar. Great recipe. PS check out the new recipe module on HP is so really great!