Kala Chana Curry

Kala Chana

Kala Chana is also naming as black chana masala, black chickpea curry, etc.

It is cuisine from India. It’s a different type of variety of chickpea or Bengal gram black in color. The seeds are small in size.

It contains high sources of Protein. It is low in Fat, rich in Fibre and contains Minerals and Vitamins. And many more health benefits.

Kala Chana Masala can go with rice, roti. It is a simply delicious and healthy recipe.  A step by step photos is included in this recipe. It is easy to make and flavorful with Indian spices. It can easily make at home with easily available ingredients at home.

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Kala Chana Curry
Kala Chana recipe - Easy, spicy and healthy Kala chana recipe.
Kala Chana
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, North Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Passive Time 8 hours
Servings
Ingredients
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, North Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Passive Time 8 hours
Servings
Ingredients
Kala Chana
Instructions
Soaking Chickpea and Pressure cooking
  1. Rinse Black chickpea in water 2-3 times.
  2. Then add water as required and soak overnight.
  3. After this add soaked chickpea in a pressure cooker. And pressure cook to 3-4 whistles or till soft and cooked.
    Pressure cook
Cooking Kala Chana
  1. In a big saucepan, heat oil on medium-high speed.
  2. Add cumin seeds, ginger-garlic paste, a pinch of asafetida and saute.
  3. Then add chopped green chili, chopped onion and saute until translucent.
  4. Now add chopped tomatoes, mix well and cooked until becoming soft.
    cooking Kala Chana
  5. The oil starts leaving sides then add red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, salt and saute for 1 minute.
  6. Add pressure cooked and drained Kala Chana and mix well. Cover and cook for 1-2 minutes.
    cooking Kala Chana
  7. Now add drained water. Also, add additional water as per required and simmer.
    cooking Kala Chana
  8. Kala Chana is ready to serve. Sprinkle chopped coriander and serve hot with rice and roti.
Recipe Notes

You can make directly in a pressure cooker. Pressure cook till 5-6 whistles after adding soaked Kala Chana.



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