Black Chana (KALA CHANA)

  • on February 1, 2021
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Black Channa

Ingredients

For Chana Curry

  • 1 Cup Boiled Black Chana (which was soaked in salt, a night before)
  • 3 teaspoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin / Jeera
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 3 Pods Cardamom
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 Bay Leaf / Tej Patta
  • 1 teaspoon Dry Fenugreek Leaves / Kasuri Methi
  • Pinch of Hing / Asafoetida
  • 1 Onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 Green chillies (slit)
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Cup Tomato (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric / Haldi
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder / Lal Mirch Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 3 Cups Water
  • 1 teaspoon Mango Powder / Aamchur Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 2 teaspoon Coriander (finely chopped)

Instructions

  1. In a pot firstly add 3 tsp oil and saute spices.
  2. Now saute 1 onion, 2 green chilli and 1 tsp ginger garlic paste add  1 cup tomato and saute until it turns soft and mushy.
  3. Add all spices and 1 tsp salt. Saute on low flame, till the oil releases from tomato.
  4. Add 1 cup black chana or kala chana soaked overnight. Saute for a minute. Add 3 cups of water and mix well.
  5. Cover and cook for 30 minutes  or till chana is cooked completely.
  6. Add ½ tsp garam masala, 2 tbsp coriander and mix well.
  7. Serve  kala chana curry with rice, roti or puris like my image.

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Black Chana · Dhalls/Lentils

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