Tuesday, November 29, 2011


Today is last day of blogging marathon. I enjoyed it. Thanks Valli for the opportunity. My kids love to take pooris for lunch, i make poori aloo or poori Channa.


Multi grain atta for making poori

Black Channa (chick pea) - 200 gms
Onion - 1
Tomato  - 2
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Garlic - 3 pods
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Chili powder as per taste
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon - 1 inch piece
Salt to taste
Oil for frying, cumin seeds
Cilantro for garnishing


  • Soak Channa for 8 hours and pressure cook.

  • Heat oil in  a pan and cumin seeds , when they splutter add chopped onions.

  • Grind tomato, ginger, garlic to paste.

  •  Add this puree to the sauted onions , add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder and grammasala. cook until the raw smell goes.

  • In a mixer combine Cinnamon stick and a hand full cooked chick pea and make a paste.

  • Add this to the boiled Channa and the onion tomato masala and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  • Garnish with cilantro and enjoy with poori.

Want to know what other members are cooking for the 6th day Marathon.?


lata raja

another nice combination...after poori kizhangu this is most popular and kids will love this. Healthier too.


yummy curry..I love this combo

Aruna Manikandan

looks healthy and delicious :)


Poori and channa,my fav combo anytime,even grown up kid like me love it very much:).

Nalini's Kitchen

lovely combo looks delicious...


Deliciously done..lovely presentation!
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looks delicious and yummy curry..


Thanks for the step by step recipe...Yummy preparation


My daughter is also a poori fan...Always love this combo..looks very yum

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My daughter is also a poori fan...Always love this combo..looks very yum

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Healthy and delicious. Love the presentation.

The Pumpkin Farm

umm nice and tasty

Suma Gandlur

What's not to like with that plate of poori - chana? :)


Who doesn't like the deadly poori chana combination?! Lovely!


Never made channa for poori..i shud try this combo !

veena krishnakumar

wow!!looks very inviting...great combo

Hari Chandana

Woww.. looks super yummy and tempting.. awesome job dear :)
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Classic combo ...looks so gud

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