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Channa Masala With Potatoes

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Channa Masala With Potatoes

Ingredients
Serving Size: 4
1 cup chick peas boiled
1 cup chopped potatoes boiled
1 onion finely chopped
2 tomatoes finely chopped
2 green chillies minced
2tsp garam masala
1tsp tumeric powder
1tsp chillie powder
3tbsp tamarind water
1tbsp ginger garlic paste
1tsp cumin seeds
1/2tsp mustard seeds
chopped coriander leaves
salt to taste

Preparation Methods:

Heat oil in kadai and add the ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell is removed followed by cumin and mustard seeds. Once they starts to splutter add the onions- fry till it becomes translucent. Add tomatoes,green chilies and all the spice powders ,cook until the masala mix well.Take 1/3 rd of chick peas and make a paste.Now add that chickpeas paste and remaining whole chick peas in to the above Gravy and add tamarind paste.Finally add the boiled potatoes and channa masala powder and salt.Saute till they are mix well. Remove from flame and transfer to serving plate and serve hot with chopped coriander leaves.

Naan

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Naan is a round flatbread made from white flour, another version of chapati but made with yeast and usually cooked in tandoori oven or clay oven. Normally the naan will be served hot and brushed with ghee or butter.I have tried making these many time but never get them right. Neither it will be too hard or never puff up while in the oven..after many helpless trys and have finally got the it..Version verison and methods are theree to prepare these tasty yet yummmy naan but this my version..enjoy it guys.
Note: Tried to upload the recent snaps when my recipe got deleted so I'm re-posted it again with some changes


Naan

Ingredients
Serving Size: 4

2/3 cup warm water
1tbsp active dry yeast
1tsp white sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup ghee
2 tablespoons plain yogurt

Preparation Methods:
Whisk the warm water with the yeast and sugar until the yeast is dissolved. Cover and let stand in a warm place for 10 minutes.Sift flour and salt three times into a large bowl add the yeast mi…