Ingredients for chana masala powder:
- 1 1/2 tablespoons cumin seeds
- 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
- 2 teaspoons pomegranate powder/anaardana powder
- 1 teaspoon ginger powder
- 1 teaspoon fennel/saunf
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 dry red chilli
- 2 cloves
- 6-8 peppercorns
Dry roast the whole spices if moist.
Grind all the ingredients in the grinder to make a fine powder.
Chole Masala or Chana Masala is used in chole/chickpeas recipes and curries. It lends a spicy and tangy flavor to dishes. Along with enriching the taste of a dish, spice mixes also make it healthy.
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