Kala Channa Masala (Black Chickpeas Gravy)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:2
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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)

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