Batura with Channa Masala and Mattar Paneer

BATURA WITH CHANNA MASALA AND MATTAR PANEER

Batura is one of the favorite dish of my family members........... My hubby and  Son used to prefer different side dishes for most of the dishes I cook.............. In a family of three I cook a lot ............ I sometimes feel Iam  living  in a very large family that to  whenever I see my sink after cooking.................  My hubby like to have batura with Channa Masala........ whereas my Son like to have Batura with Matter Paneer....... Whatever be  I feel obliged in cooking Batura.......... yeah! they both can have one favorite  side dish each whereas  I can have  two ......... hmmmmmmm ........Yummy too.........I like to have both Channa Masala and Mattar Paneer..........They are my favorites toooooo..............


When we see the Twinkling eyes of our children on seeing their favorite dish ........... we feel happy and however hard be the dish to cook we love to cook it for them......... we don't feel the tiredness too.......... Here is my Batura with Channa Masala and Mattar Paneer for U all too..............

Puffy Batura
INGREDIENTS FOR BATURA

All-purpose flour    - 2 cups  


Sooji                        - 4 tbsp


Yeast                       - 1/4 tsp


Sugar                      - 1 tsp


Salt                         - 1 tbsp  


Yoghurt                  - 3 tbsp


Oil                           - 2 tbsp


lukewarm water     - 3/4 cup 



Method:

Add sooji, sugar, and salt to the flour and mix well.

Mix oil and yoghurt with flour. Add yeast water to the flour and make into soft dough


Knead the dough well and divide the dough into equal parts.

Shape dough into balls and roll into roughly 5 to 7 inch circles. Dust lightly with dry flour to help with the rolling.


Heat the oil in a frying pan on high heat. 


Batura should be light creamy brown on both sides. Take the batura out and place them on paper towel to absorb the extra oil. 



Left side is Channa Masala and Right side is Mattar Paneer



Batura with Channa Masala and Mattar Paneer 

CHANNA MASALA RECIPE


INGREDIENTS:


Chick peas                   - 1 cup


Onion (chopped)         - 1 medium 


Tomato (chopped)       - 1 medium


Ginger&Garlic paste  - 1 tsp


Garam masala pwd     -  2 tsp


Coriander pwd        -  1/4 tsp


Cumin pwd              -  1/4 tsp


Lemon juice           -  1/2 tsp


Green chilli           -  1


Ghee or butter       -  2 tsp


Coriander leaves   -  for garnishing


Salt                        -  to taste



METHOD:


Soak dry chickpeas in 3 cups of water overnight.


Add salt to taste to the soaked chickpeas. Boil in the same water until chickpeas are tender.


Take a pan heat oil add onion and fry till transculant.


Add ginger and garlic paste.  


Now add tomatoes saute until well cooked


Then  coriander , cumin and garam masala powders. saute well 


Add  the chickpeas along with water [press the channa so that you get a thick gravy}. Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.


Mix lemon juice and stir well.


Garnish with chopped green coriander, and serve.


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