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Kala Channa Masala (Black Chickpeas Gravy) Recipe

Kala Channa Masala (Black Chickpeas Gravy) is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 27 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 1 cup - black Channa
  • 1 tsp - cumin
  • 2-3 - green chillies, thinly sliced (or as per taste)
  • 1 tbsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 - Bay Leaf
  • 1 tsp - cumin-coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - amchur (mango powder)
  • 1 - large onion, chopped
  • 2-3 - tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup - grated Coconut
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp - kasoori meth
  • salt
  • few sprigs - Cilantro for garnish
  • How to Make Kala Channa Masala (Black Chickpeas Gravy):

    1. Soak the black chickpeas overnight and cook until soft (not mushy).
    2. In a saucepan, add 1/2 tsp of oil and saute onions along with cumin, tomatoes and ginger garlic paste.
    3. Next add all the spice powders and salt and cook until tomatoes become soft.
    4. Add the cooked chickpeas along with the water it was boiled in, bring it to a boil.
    5. Simmer for another 5-7 min with a closed lid for the gravy to come together.
    6. Make a coconut paste by grinding the grated coconut with 2-3 tbsp of water.
    7. Add it to the gravy which should thicken it up.
    8. Cook for another 5 min. Garnish and serve.
    9. Recipe courtesy: Dhivya Karthik
    10. http://chefinyou.com/





     

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