• Wheat Flour - 1 cup
  • All Purpose Flour (Maida) - 1/2 cup
  • Rava - 1/4 cup
  • Salt
  • Oil - for frying

How to make it:

Knead the wheat flour, maida, rava and salt with water into a soft dough. Make into small balls, press gently into round shape and deep fry in oil until golden brown.

Channa Masala


  • Channa - 2 cups
  • Potato - 2
  • Tomato - 2
  • Onion - 2
  • Red chilli - 3
  • Green chilli - 2
  • Curry leaves
  • Cloves - 4
  • Elaichi -3
  • Ginger - 1 inch
  • Garlic - 3 pieces
  • Bay leaves - 2
  • Butter - 1 tbsp
  • Jeera - 1 tsp
  • Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
  • Corriander leaves

How to make it:

Boil potatoes, peel the skin and cut into small pieces. If using raw channa, soak in water for at least 8 hours and pressure cook with little salt. Chop tomatoes and onions. Heat oil in a pan fry onions, tomatoes, red chilli, ginger, garlic, cloves and elaichi. Let it cool down and grind into a paste. Heat oil in a kadai, add butter and oil and fry bay leaves, jeera and fennel seeds. Add the paste ( add little water if necessary) and fry for 5 minutes until oil separates. Add potatoes, curry leaves and Channa and cook until it becomes thick. Garnish with corriander leaves, finely chopped onions and a squeeze of lemon.

7 Responses
  1. FH Says:

    Excellent combo, isn't it? Looks delicious:))

  2. Sagari Says:

    puri with chana masala ROCKS

  3. AnuSriram Says:

    Thank you asha and sagari for dropping by.

  4. Laavanya Says:

    This has to be the best combination ever. I used to salivate even as my mom soaked the channa at the thought of having poori and channa for dinner that day! I've got to make this soon!! :)

  5. Bharathy Says:

    Fine homely recipes..Love all Anu!!:)

  6. Finla Says:

    Hey i love this also. I had he channa yesterday, but with chapattis.

  7. Rajitha Says:

    i love poori and chole..i can eat it non-stop..honest :)