firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp ghee and saute 3 pod cardamom, 1 bay leaf, 1 tsp cumin until spices turn aromatic.
add 1 onion, 1 chilli, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until the onions turn golden brown.
further add in 1 tbsp of prepared chole masala and ½ tsp salt. saute on low flame until the masala turn aromatic.
now add 2 cup tomato puree and mix well. to prepare tomato puree, blend two ripened tomatoes to a smooth paste without adding any water.
saute until the oil separates from the masala paste.
now add in pressure cooked chana and mix well adjusting consistency as required.
cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until the flavours are well absorbed.
finally, enjoy 2 tbsp coriander and enjoy chana masala with roti, puri or hot steamed rice.