Today I have a very simple yet delicious protein packed breakfast cum snacks recipe . It's just perfect for lunch box ,breakfast or evening snacks. A delicious way to indulge protein in your diet . As we all know chickpeas are full of protein and other nutrients so helps you to shed those extra pounds you don't need . It's helpful to those who are on diet and want different delicious options to include protein in their diet. Recipe is given below, do try and let me know too how's it turned out for you. Hope you will like this delicious healthy treat.
DRY CHANA MASALA
Time: 20 mins
3 cups boiled chickpeas
3 -4 medium onions ( half finely chopped and half sliced)
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
3-4 green chilies
1/4 tsp asafetida ( heeng)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp Chana or chhole masala
1/4 tsp chaat masala
1 big tomato , finely chopped or pureed
1/4 cup green coriander leaves, finely chopped
Salt to taste
First of all make puree of sliced onions and green chilies, keep aside. Now heat some oil in a wok, add asafetida and cumin seeds. Let them crackle, then add chopped onions. Fry till little golden, now add ginger garlic paste and saute for 1 min. Now add turmeric powder and Chana masala , saute for a min. Always saute dry masalas at low flame to avoid burning it. Now add pureed onion and chillies. Fry till it starts making a lump and leaves oil. Now add chopped or pureed tomatoes and salt.Again fry till it starts leaving edges of wok. Now add boiled chickpeas and saute for 3-4 mins. Add 1/4 cup water and cover it. Let it cook for another 5 mins on medium flame. Adjust salt , add chaat masala. Finally add chopped coriander leaves. Mix well and switch off the flame. Your lip smacking dish is ready to serve.
Serve it either as it is or sprinkle some chopped onions and garnish with some sev and sweet tangy sauce or chutney, it will give you taste of chaat....ummmmmm I can feel the blast of flavours in my mouth. Do try for sure, it worth😊.
You can also add some crushed kasoori methi at last to enhance its flavour to next level. It can also be served as a side dish for poori , paratha, naan or rice with some curry dish. Try it atleast once, I can bet you will love it . Pour your valuable comments and suggestions here, they meant a lot .