Black chana Upkari | How to make Black chana Upkari

By Shoba Bharathraj  |  1st Oct 2016  |  
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About Black chana Upkari Recipe

Nutritious snack which we prepare during Navratri. We serve it as a prasad too.

Black chana Upkari is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Black chana Upkari is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Black chana Upkari by Shoba Bharathraj will help you to prepare the perfect Black chana Upkari in your kitchen at home. Black chana Upkari needs 5 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Black chana Upkari. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Black chana Upkari. In case you have any questions on how to make the Black chana Upkari 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 Shoba Bharathraj. Black chana Upkari will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Black chana Upkari

Ingredients to make Black chana Upkari

  • Black chana 1 cup
  • red chilli 4
  • mustard 1/2 tsp
  • coconut oil 1 tbsp
  • asafoetida - A Pinch
  • Grated coconut for garnishing
  • coriander leaves for garnishing
  • salt to taste

How to make Black chana Upkari

  1. Soak black chana overnight or in hot water for 4-5 hours.
  2. Pressure cook for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Take a kadai. Heat oil. Add mustard. When mustard crackles, add red chilli, boiled chana and salt.
  4. Add little water and bring to boil. Cook covered in a low flame.
  5. Once the chana is cooked and blends with other ingredients. Switch off the flame.
  6. Sprinkle asafoetida powder and cover the lid for 2 minutes to retain the aroma.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and grated coconut.

My Tip:

Do not overcook the chana. It should be well cooked and firm.

Reviews for Black chana Upkari (4)

Deepthi Nayak22 days ago


Prerna Pai6 months ago


Alisha dogra2 years ago

I love this one!

Zeenath Amaanullah2 years ago

yummmmmm as usual dea Shoba ji..:blush::blush: