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Feb 21, 2012

Aloo Chana Subzi / Chana Aloo Subzi / Aloo Chana / Potato & Chickpeas Cooked in Tangy Tomato Sauce – Sidedish for Roti or Rice (No Onion / No Garlic – Jain Style)

Potatoes and Chana are my favorite one..So think about this dish, it is my absolute favorite one..This has some unusual flavours going through it. I think its from the amchoor and kasuri methi leaves..This has a absolute northindian flavour to it..And BTW I love Northindian foods..You can see a whole lot of recipes recipes right here..

This can be served with plain white rice, roti or puri..My favorite is with rice..And in the picture, if you are wondering, what is the green dish in the side. It is spinach masiyal.. I have posted the recipe of it in my other blog..Please check it here..

Hope you like it and let me know what you think..


Potato -  2 large cubed and cooked
Channa / Velai Konda kadalai / Chickpeas – 1 cups cooked
Tomato – 3 large pureed
Chilli powder – 1 tsp
Black Pepper Powder – 1 tsp
Amchoor Powder / Dry Mango Powder – 2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi -1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi -1 tblspn
Sugar – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Kasuri Methi Leaves / Dried Fenugreek Leaves – 1 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam – 1 tsp
Oil- 1 tblspn


Heat 1 tblspn oil in a kadai. Add cumin and allow it to splatter.

Add tomato puree and cook for 5 mins till it gets cooked.

Add in chilli, garam masala, coriander, amchoor, turmeric,pepper powders and mix well.

Add in salt and sugar and mix well. Add kasuri methi leaves and mix well.

Pour enough water and add cooked chana and potatoes and mix well.

Cover and cook on a very low heat for 15 mins till everything gets united.

Serve hot with rice or roti.

Take all your ingrediants
Prepare your stuff
heat oil
add cumin seeds
and tomato pureed
mix well
let it cook untill oil separates
add coriander and turmeric
amchoor and garam masala
chilli and pepper
kasuri methi leaves
and mix well
I added some sugar too
add water
and mix well
add cooked channa
cooked potatoes
and mix well
Let it come to a boil
cover and simmer
till it gets dry
Taste great with rice..


faseela said... Best Blogger Tips

superbly done aaloo chana subzi......

Gayathri Anand said... Best Blogger Tips

Tempting and Yummy curry ..Loved all ur prev. 4 recps . In masala chai recp., you have used ginger along with the skin ...Have heard that ginger skin is not good for health..so try to chop the skin of ginger and use it ...

Georgia | The Comfort of Cooking said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks so delicious and flavorful, Aarthi! Wonderful dish for those cold winter days. Thanks for sharing!

meena said... Best Blogger Tips

i wonder if u and i r having some telepathy. hehe i just made normal chana today but yes it was with onion and garlic. i was thinking shud i also add kasuri methi or not but didnt do in end. and here you come up with this.. what a telepathic connection

Malli said... Best Blogger Tips

What a delicious Chana dish...looks awesome and tempting!

Yummy Team said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious dish! Would love to have it with rotis too..Thanks for the step pics!

Mamatkamal said... Best Blogger Tips

Another interesting Indian dish!

Only fish recipes said... Best Blogger Tips

Aloo Chana curry looks absolutely tempting...yummy !

Poonam Borkar said... Best Blogger Tips

simple and delicious dish..awesome!!
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Rasi said... Best Blogger Tips

good one!

Prabhamani said... Best Blogger Tips

Awesome recipe..just love it with roti :)

Sravs said... Best Blogger Tips

Super tempting and perfect sabzi with rotis !!

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maha said... Best Blogger Tips

wow..yummy n tasty yaar.looks awesome......

Vardhini said... Best Blogger Tips

Curry looks yummy.

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Beth said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks great!

Kanchan said... Best Blogger Tips

Jain style chana is always difficult to touch the taste ... but this seems nice !

Anisha Ranjit said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks mouthwatering...

Nalini's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

looks extremely delicious and the color of the dish makes me drool...

Blackswan said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks delicious, dear!

Kim said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks so good! I'm bookmarking it right away!

Achu's Amma's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

wow looking greate arthy.Awesome recipe

SouthIndianHome said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious Subzi

jeyashrisuresh said... Best Blogger Tips

yummy side dish

Hema said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks so tempting, very delicious..

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

Gayathri Anand..Thanks for your concern dear..i will surely do it moving forward

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Ann said... Best Blogger Tips

It looks delicious!

Lavi said... Best Blogger Tips

Great sabzi! iam sure going to try this!

Mélange said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow..that's my fav..Spicy and yummy!

Kaveri said... Best Blogger Tips

A delicious curry...would love to have with some rotis

Chandrani said... Best Blogger Tips

Aloo channa curry looks yummy...

Sharmilee! :) said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy looking curry...love it both with rice and rotis

Claire Davis said... Best Blogger Tips

I love chickpeas, the flavors in this dish sound amazing!

Sushma Mallya said... Best Blogger Tips

Very beautifully done sabzi:)

The Pumpkin Farm said... Best Blogger Tips

lovely recipe...

Preeti Garg said... Best Blogger Tips

love chana aloo

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Sensible Vegetarian said... Best Blogger Tips

Mouth watering dish, looks superb.

The Yogi Vegetarian said... Best Blogger Tips

This is perfect for me and my family, as we don't use onions or garlic.Chana is my favourite too!

Jeanette said... Best Blogger Tips

I've had this in an Indian restaurant before, but never tried it at home. Thanks for sharing your recipe!

Kalpana Sareesh said... Best Blogger Tips

such an awesome recipe..

Ani Paul said... Best Blogger Tips

Like the idea ofcooking the chickpeas without onion and garlic , a must try definitely