PINDI Chana | How to make PINDI Chana

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee  |  24th Apr 2017  |  
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About PINDI Chana Recipe

This lovely blackish channa, very famous in Northern states with bhatura is an absolute delishhhhh on the palate.

The delicious and mouthwatering PINDI Chana is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. PINDI Chana is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of PINDI Chana. Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee shared PINDI Chana recipe which can serve 6 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious PINDI Chana. Try this delicious PINDI Chana recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee of PINDI Chana by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The PINDI Chana can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make PINDI Chana with other users


Ingredients to make PINDI Chana

  • kabuli chana (soaked) - 1 cup
  • onion paste - 1/2 cup
  • tomatoes (chopped) - 2
  • ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  • jeera Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Anaardana (pomegranate) powder - 1/2 tsp
  • amchur powder - 1 tsp
  • Shahi jeera - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • tea leaves - 3 tbsp
  • Green cardamom - 2
  • Black cardamom - 1
  • cinnamon stick - 1
  • cloves - 2
  • bay leaf - 1
  • salt as per taste
  • ghee/ refined oil
  • coriander leaves for garnishing

How to make PINDI Chana

  1. Make a small potli or a bag with muslin cloth, containing the tea leaves, the green and black cardamom, cinnamon and black. Fasten it tightly.
  2. Now put this potli along with the soaked kabuli chana in a pressure cooker with required amount of water.
  3. Cook till the kabuli chana is boiled. Strain them and keep aside.
  4. To make the masala, heat a kadai with ghee/ oil.
  5. Once heated, add the bay leaf and shahi jeera.
  6. Now add the onion paste and keep stirring and saute till golden brown.
  7. Then add the ginger garlic paste and stir. Cook till the raw smell disappears.
  8. Then add the tomatoes, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, jeera powder and coriander powder along with salt.
  9. Cook on a low flame with occasional stirring till the masala leaves oil.
  10. Then add the strained and boiled kabuli chana.
  11. Give it a stir and add water for the gravy.
  12. Finally add the amchur powder and anaardana powder, stir.
  13. Check for salt and finally finish off with coriander leaves.
  14. Serve it with bhatura or poori .

Reviews for PINDI Chana (2)

Diksha Wahia year ago

Delicious dish!

sana Tungekara year ago

Gud one

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