Chana Ki Sabji(Black Chickpeas Curry)
Chana ki Sabji (Black chickpeas curry) is a healthy and easy to cook Indian curry,
Category: Jain Recipe
TIME 40 Minutes
YIELD 4 Servings
How to prepare?
Ingredients 1 cup kal chana(black chickpeas) A pinch of asafoetida(hing) ¼ tsp mustard seeds(rai) ½ tsp cumin seeds(jeera) ¼ tsp turmeric powder(haldi) 1 tsp red Chilli powder ½ tsp garam masala(optional) 2 tsp coriander powder(dhania) 1 tsp amchur powder 1 tbsp oil Salt to taste
Method Wash and soak chana in water 6-7 hours. Drain the water from chana. In pressure cooker add soaked chana with enough water. Pressure cook for 3 whistles on medium flame. Cook till tender. Allow it to cool and drain water from chana. Set aside. Heat the oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds, asafoetida(hing) and cumin seeds(jeera) and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. Add the cooked chana, turmeric powder, garam masala, coriander powder, chilli powder, amchur powder and salt. Add a little water if needed for gravy. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Serve hot with roti or rice.
Note: You can make chana ki sabji with tomato gravy. You can garnish with coriander leaves. You can sprinkle some gram flour (besan) to thicken the gravy.