KALA CHANA CURRY RECIPE

Kala Chana Curry Recipe / Black Chickpeas Curry Recipe / How To Make Punjabi Kala Chana

Kala chana curry recipe is a easy to make, tasty, flavorful and delicious Punjabi curry. Boiled black chickpea or kala chana cooked with tasty onion-tomato based spicy gravy and garnished with coriander leaves. Kala chana are a rich source of protein and high in fiber. You can enjoy with roti or paratha or rice or chapati or poori.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20-25 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3
  • Skill Level: Easy

Ingredients:

  • Kala Chana – 1 cup
  • Finely Chopped Onion – 1 nos.
  • Finely Chopped Tomato – 1 nos.
  • Oil for frying –
  • Ginger-Garlic Paste – 3 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon Stick – 1 inch
  • Cloves – 3 nos.
  • Cumin Seed – 1 tbsp
  • A Pinch Asafoetida –
  • Garam Masala – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander Powder – 2 tbsp
  • Red Chili Powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves (for garnish) – 2-3 tbsp

Instructions:

  • Wash and soak the chana for 6 hrs.
  • Cook chana in pressure cooker with salt, cloves, cinnamon stick and water.
  • Cook it till chana gets soft.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium flame, add cumin seed, hing and ginger-garlic paste.
  • Fry for 2-3 min.
  • Add onion and mix well.
  • Fry it till onion turns little golden brown.
  • Add tomato and cook it till tomato gets soft.
  • Add turmeric powder, garam masala, coriander powder and red chilli powder, mix well.
  • Add boiled chana, little water and mix well.
  • Cook it till curry becomes thick.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot kala chana curry with roti or plain rice or poori.
KALA CHANA CURRY RECIPE was last modified: March 24th, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes