Kala chana

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 250 g - chick peas
  • Oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 18 - 20 - curry leaves
  • 6 - 7 - dry red chillies
  • Salt according to taste
  • Variation
  • Black chic peas
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 5 - 6 - curry leaves
  • 2-3 - green chillies
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • Salt

How to Make Kala chana

  • Soak chick peas for 5-6 hours, drain add salt and cook upto 2 whistles in a pressure cooker.
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard.
  • When it splutters, add red chillies then curry leaves and saute for some time.
  • Add chick peas and mix well.
  • Variation:
  • Wash, drain and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
  • When they splutter, add curry leaves, green chillies and asafoetida.
  • Now add cooked chana, salt, coriander powder and cook for 5-6 minutes, covered.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

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