*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              CHANA MASALEDAR
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables                       Sauces
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       tb           Vegetable oil
      1/4   ts           Whole cumin seeds
    1       md           Onion -- peeled & chopped
      1/4   ts           Ground cinnamon
      1/4   ts           Ground nutmeg
      1/4   ts           Ground cloves
    1       t            Ground coriander
    2                    Garlic cloves
                         - peeled & minced
    1                    1/2 piece of fresh ginger
                         - grated
    1       tb           Tomato paste
   20       oz           Canned chick peas -- -OR-
   10       oz           -Dried chick peas, cooked
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Cayenne pepper -- to taste
    1       tb           Lemon juice
 
   Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.  When hot, put in cumin
   seeds.  After a few seconds, add the onion.  Stir & fry for 7
   minutes.
   Turn heat to low & add the spices in the order set out above.  Mix
   well & add the garlic & ginger.  Fry, stirring for 3 minutes.  Add
   the tomato paste.
   Add chick peas.  Add salt & cayenne & lemon juice.  Stir well, cover
   & simmer for 10 minutes.  If it is too dry, add some chickpea stock.
   Stir gently while cooking on occasion.
   Serve over rice with Aloo Mattar Rasedaar
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