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Delhiwala Chatpata Kala Chana

Chef (Mrs) Reetu Uday Kugaji
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Delhiwala Chatpata Kala Chana RECIPE

Delhiwala chatpata Kala Chana prepared with aromatic Indian spice powders, surely to tickle your taste buds.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Punjabi
  • Pressure Cook
  • Sauteeing
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Kala chana 1 cup
  2. oil 2 tbsp
  3. asafoetida 1/8 tsp
  4. coriander powder 2 tsp
  5. turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  6. Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  7. Dry mango powder 1 tsp(optional)
  8. salt to taste
  9. water to mix the dry masalas
  10. water as required for boiling
  11. For sprinkling:
  12. lemon juice 2 tsp(optional)
  13. For Garnishing:
  14. Fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped 1/4 bunch


  1. Wash and soak kala chana in 4 cups of water, overnight. The kala chana will double in volume after soaking.
  2. Add soaked kala chana, 4 cups of water to the pressure cooker. Close the cooker. As it starts steaming, turn down the heat to medium and cook for 12 minutes. If your pressure cooker whistles then wait for 4-5 whistles.
  3. Turn off the heat and wait until all the steam has released before opening the pressure cooker. Once it is cooked drain out the water and keep aside.
  4. Let the chana be free from moisture. In a small bowl mix coriander powder, turmeric, chilli powder, dry mango powder and salt with 1/2 cup of water. Set aside.
  5. Heat oil add asafoetida, now add the prepared masala paste. Add the cooked black chana. Toss it on high flame.
  6. Serve hot sprinkled with lemon juice, garnished with chopped fresh Coriander leaves.

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Ruchi sharma
Ruchi sharma   Sep-27-2017

radha satheesh
radha satheesh   Aug-24-2016

super snack yummy will make today

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