Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Sweet Potato and Channa Curry

This is a quiet quick and easy curry made easily.Last weekend i thought of making chole bhatura and so soaked up channa in the afternoon.I made bhatura but cudnt able to make chole as i didnt have all the spices to make perfect chole.So need some spicy yet quick tasty curry to match up with bhatura.This is really tasty goes well with roti,chappati and rice.

Ingredients :
Sweet potatoes : washed,peeled and cut into cubed
Channa : soaked in water for 5 to 6 hours and pressure cooked.
Tomatoes : 1 big or 2 small
Ginger : 1/4' inch piece
Green Chilli : 1
Chilli Powder : 2tsp
Coriander Powder : 1tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1tsp
Salt : as per taste
MTR Multipurpose Curry :2tsp
Coriander Leaves for Garnish

1.Cook the channa in the pressure cooker upto 3 whistle.
2.Grind the tomato,ginger and green chilli.
3.In a pan,add 2tsp of oil and add mustard and cumin seeds.
4.When it crackles,add grounded paste and sweet potato.
5.Add all the spices and close the lid.
6.Cook in medium heat till the mixture comes to half.
7.Add salt and channa.
8.Mash some channa and also add little water to make it gravy.
9.Adjust the spices.
10.Garnish with Coriander Leaves.

Use whatever spice you have in your pantry like pav bhaji powder.
Dont have sweet potato,use potato.

Sending this to Side Dish Showdown hosted by cinnamonspice.


  1. lukd delicious, nice color of gravy... very tempting click... u have a good collection of recipes.. happy to follow ur blog

  2. very new combo for me ..looks so delicious


  3. A very new combination sounds wonderful.

  4. Necessity is the mother of invention isn't it.. Curry looks warm and inviting.

  5. looks super duper yum n tempting.fabuloussssssss...love it...

  6. Great combo, never thought of combing sweet potato and channa together, yummy curry..