Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy) | How to make Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy)

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ByTasneem Rajkotwala
Created on 29th Sep 2015
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  • By Tasneem Rajkotwala
    Created on 29th Sep 2015

About Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy)

A popular street food in the lanes of Bohri Mohalla can now be easily prepared at home.

Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy), a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Tasneem Rajkotwala. Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy) is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy) is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy) by Tasneem Rajkotwala is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy).

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves4People
Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy)

Ingredients to make Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy)

  • 2 cups Chana or Black Gram soaked overnight
  • 3 Onion finely chopped plus 1 chopped to garnish
  • 2 Tomatoes chopped
  • 2 Potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 2 tbsp Cooking oil
  • 6 to 8 Curry Leaves
  • 2-3 tbsp Gram Flour or Besan
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind soaked in 2 tbsp of water
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Jaggery
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • Coriander leaves – for garnishing.
  • Salt to Taste

How to make Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy)

  1. Wash and soak the chana overnight. Next day pressure cook the chana with 3 cups of water till 2 whistles blow. The chana should be soft but not mushy.
  2. In a cooking pot, heat oil add fenugreek seeds & curry leaves. Add in the 3 chopped onions & ginger garlic paste. Cook till the onions turn translucent.
  3. Add in all the dried masala powders. (chilli, turmeric, cumin & coriander) Cook for 2 minutes. Add in the chopped tomatoes & cook till it separates from the oil.
  4. Add in the potatoes. Half cook them for 4-5 minutes. Continue stirring so that the potatoes do not stick to the bottom of the pot.
  5. Add gram flour and stir. Add the boiled chana along with it’s water to the pot. Stir continuously. Adjust the consistency.
  6. Add salt to taste. Cook on medium heat, covered. Check continuously and stir in between.
  7. Add in the jaggery and tamarind pulp and give a good stir.
  8. Serve it hot garnished with chopped onion and coriander leaves alongside crusty buttered buns.

Reviews for Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy) (7)

Saurabh Makta10 months ago
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zainab sayyed10 months ago
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Nisreen Rangwala10 months ago
Tasnin turned out v tasty
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Kavita Ferwania year ago
wow
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preethi jain2 years ago
good recipe
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puja juneja2 years ago
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Ritu Sharma2 years ago
Brilliant click and what a great recipe :)
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