Jaisalmeri Kala Channa | Black Chickpeas Curry | How to make Jaisalmeri Kala Channa | Black Chickpeas Curry

By Suhan Mahajan  |  21st Apr 2016  |  
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Jaisalmeri Kala Channa | Black Chickpeas Curryby Suhan Mahajan
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    2

    People

185

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About Jaisalmeri Kala Channa | Black Chickpeas Curry Recipe

Jaisalmeri Channa is a spicy and delicious main course recipe made in Jaisalmer, a place in Rajasthan, India. A very nutritious dish, where black chickpeas are made with curd and gram flour to enhance the taste. The health quotient of this recipe is very high as black chick pea is a great source of iron.

Jaisalmeri Kala Channa | Black Chickpeas Curry

Ingredients to make Jaisalmeri Kala Channa | Black Chickpeas Curry

  • Black Channa (Black Chick Pea) – 250 gms
  • gram flour (Besan) – ½ cup
  • curd – ½ cup
  • ginger garlic paste – ½ tsp
  • Chopped onions – 1 cup
  • Grated tomatoes – 1 cup
  • Salt, red chilly powder, Turmeric powder – As per taste
  • cumin seeds (Jeera) – ½ tsp
  • Refined oil - 1 tbsp
  • Desi ghee – 1 tbsp
  • asafoetida (Hing) – a pinch

How to make Jaisalmeri Kala Channa | Black Chickpeas Curry

  1. Soak the black channa overnight and boil them with salt.
  2. In a kadai, put refined oil and add jeera, ginger garlic and onions. Sauté and add all the spices.
  3. Add tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes. Add boiled channa and pour the mixture of besan and curd to channa. Cook for another 10 minutes.
  4. For tempering: In a separate pan take desi ghee, asafoetida and coloured red chilli powder. Add on top of earlier prepared channa and serve hot with Chapati.

Reviews for Jaisalmeri Kala Channa | Black Chickpeas Curry (1)

Aparna Pandey10 months ago

Sounds good, definitely worth trying
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