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

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By Tasneem 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) is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy) is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy) by Tasneem Rajkotwala will help you to prepare the perfect Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy) in your kitchen at home. Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy) needs few minutes for the preparation and 45 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy). This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy). In case you have any questions on how to make the Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy) you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Tasneem Rajkotwala. Chana Bateta (Black gram and potato gravy) will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

  • 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) (8)

Runa Ganguly2 months ago
Looks good and yummy
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Saurabh Maktaa year ago
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zainab sayyeda year ago
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Nisreen Rangwalaa year ago
Tasnin turned out v tasty
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Kavita Ferwani2 years 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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