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kala chana recipe | black chana masala recipe | black chickpeas curry

easy kala chana recipe | black chana masala recipe | black chickpeas curry
Course curry
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 3 pods cardamom
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 1 tsp dry fenugreek leaves / kasuri methi
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 green chilli slit
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 cup tomato finely chopped
  • ½ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 3 cup water
  • 1 tsp mango powder / aamchur powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 1 cup black chana / kala chana soaked overnight
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, in a pressure cooker take 3 tsp oil and saute spices.
  • now saute 1 onion, 2 green chilli and 1 tsp ginger garlic paste.
  • also, saute 1 cup tomato until it turns soft and mushy.
  • furthermore, add spices and 1 tsp salt.
  • saute on low flame, till the oil releases from tomato.
  • now add 1 cup black chana or kala chana soaked overnight. saute for a minute.
  • add 3 cups of water and mix well.
  • cover and pressure cook for 8 whistles or till chana get cooked completely.
  • now add ½ tsp garam masala, 2 tbsp coriander and mix well.
  • finally, serve kala chana curry with rice or roti.