Recipe of the Month - Chana Amritsari
20th March 2014
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This month, our award winning executive Head Chef, Rashpal Sunner, brings you a fabulous vegetarian Chana Amritsari – an aromatic dish of chickpeas cooked gently with onion, garlic and Indian spices in a rich masala sauce! 

Serves 4


½ kg                                    Boiled White Chick Peas

250g                                   Diced White Onions

100g                                   Tomatoes

2 teaspoon                         Ginger Paste

2 teaspoon                         Garlic paste

50 ml                                   Vegetable Oil

1 teaspoon                         Coriander powder

1 teaspoon                         Cumin powder

½ teaspoon                        Garam Masala

1 teaspoon                         Tumeric

½ teaspoon                        Cummin seeds

Red Chilli                             According to Taste

Salt to taste                        According to Taste



Fresh Thinly Sliced Ginger

Fresh Coriander



Heat a pan with 50 ml of the vegetable oil, once oil is hot place finely chopped onions  in the pan and cook till golden brown

Add garlic & ginger paste and fry for a further 2/3 minutes then add chopped tomatoes and all remaining spices, cook for a further 5 minutes.

Add the boiled chick peas to the paste and stir, cook for a further 2 minutes and serve.

Best served with Tawa Tikki as shown in last month’s newsletter!

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