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Kabuli Chana Recipe

Kabuli Chana Recipe

Kabuli chana, a recipe that hails from northern part of India is popular because of it peculiar taste. It is a very good source of proteins.
Ingredients:
  • 100 gms white chick peas (kabuli chana)
  • 1/4 tsp jeera powder (cumin seeds)
  • 1/4 tsp dhania powder (coriander powder)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup of tomato puree
  • 1 tsp ginger (sliced)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic (crushed)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped dhania leaves (coriander)
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • Turmeric powder(haldi) just a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Finely chopped green chillies
  • Mediumly sliced tomatoes
  • Sliced onions
Method:
  • Take kabuli chana, wash and clean it first and then soak it for about 8-9 hours.
  • Pressure cook the kabuli chana by adding a bit of salt in it.It should be pressure cooked for 5-6 whistles.
  • Now take a pan.Put some cumin seeds and roast it.The seeds should turn golden brown while roasting.
  • Add some turmeric powder and coriander powder. Saute it
  • Once they are sauted add tomato puree,ginger,onion,garlic,chilli powder and water. Mix them properly and pressure cook for about 9-10 minutes.
  • After it is pressure cooked simmer till they become dry.
  • Mix cooked chana and water and for about 6-7 minutes simmer them.
  • Now add some garam masala and some finely chopped coriander.By mixing them properly cook till the gravy becomes thick.
  • In the end you can garnish it with chopped green chillies,mediumly sliced tomatoes and green chillies.
  • You can serve it with rotis or rice.