Methi-Chana Masala…

2 cup green chickpeas (Soaked overnight and pressure-cooked, if not fresh)
3 cups fresh methi leaves
1/2 cup curd
1 chopped tomato
1 chopped onion
1 tsp chopped garlic
1/2 tsp chopped green chillies
1 tbsp chopped coriander
1/2 tsp red chilly powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
2 tsp lemon juice
Salt per taste
1. First boil water in pan and then add methi leaves, pinch of salt and sugar. Once it is done, grind it with green chillies and lil water and make a smooth paste.
2. Heat oil in pan and add cumin seeds. As it starts cracklin, add chopped garlic, onions and saute them for brownish color. Add chopped tomatoes and saute them until it gives soft texture.
3. Add the green paste (prepared in step 1) along with red chilly powder, haldi powder, garam masala, dhaniya powder and salt. Cook till it looks medium thick gravy.
4. Add green chickpeas (chana) with fresh curd, lil water and lemon juice, mix well and cook on medium heat until the chana absorbs all spices.
5. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with hot rice or roti.