Chana Masala Recipe is a very easy and tasty recipe that is a rich protein and fiber food.
Soak dry chickpeas in enough water overnight or at least 24 hours.
Heat vegetable oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.
Add cumin, bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, black cardamom and stir fry.
Now add sliced onion and fry till golden brown.
Add ginger-garlic paste, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, red chili powder, cumin powder, green chili and stir fry for 40 seconds.
Add soaked chickpeas and fry for 2-3 minutes.
Add 4 cups water, cover with lid and cook it for 20 minutes.
Check it after 20 minutes and again cover it for 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes check it again and add 1 cup or 2 medium sizes boiled cubed potatoes. Cook it for another 10 minutes.
Add mustard oil and chaat masala, mix them properly.
Add coriander leaves to serve.