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Churan-Channa Kurma Recipe

Churan-Channa Kurma is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • White Kabuli Channa - 150g
  • Churan - 100g, sliced
  • Tamarind paste - 1/4 cup
  • Tomato puree - 15g
  • Medium tomato, cut into small pieces - 2
  • Medium onion, chopped - 2
  • Freshly grated Coconut - 6 tsp
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Masala powder (optional)
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard Seeds and urad dhal for tempering
  • How to Make Churan-Channa Kurma:

    1. Soak the channa overnight in water with a pinch of salt.
    2. Pressure cook it the next day and keep aside.
    3. Prepare tamarind juice.
    4. Dry roast grated coconut and chillies. Cool a little and then grind it.
    5. Heat a little oil, and splutter mustard seeds and urad dhal. Add masala powder (if using) and onion, tomato and saute.
    6. Add salt, tamarind juice, and sliced churan and boil for 5 minutes till soft.
    7. Add turmeric, chilli powder, coconut paste, and tomato puree and cook for 5 minutes.
    8. Now add the cooked channa, mix, and cook for 5 minutes.
    9. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.


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