SPICY BLACK CHICKPEAS SUKHA CHANA
Servings 6 people
1 Cup Chickpea (काला चना)
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder (हल्दी पाउडर)
1 tsp Cumin powder (जीरा पाउडर)
1 tsp coriander powder (धनिया पाउडर)
1 tsp Red Chilli powder (लाल मिर्च)
½ tsp Garam Masala (गरम मसाला)
1 tbsp Mustard Oil (सरसों का तेल)
2-3 Green Chillies (हरी मिर्च)
1 tbsp Ginger chopped ginger (अदरक)
1/2 tsp Mango powder (आमचूर)
1/4 Tsp Asafoetida (हींग)
2 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped (धनिया
Soak chana in water for 5-6 hours after rinsing with water.Boil it with water and some salt. Pressure cook 3-4 whistles.In a bowl add salt, cumin powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and add 2 tbps water and mix well.Take a pan add mustard oil or any oil of your choice.Add Cumin seeds.Once cumin seeds splutter add asafoetida, green chillies and chopped ginger.Saute on low flame for 2 minutes.Add masala paste and saute for 4-5 minutes on low heat.Add boiled chickpeas(kala chana)Mix well. Add mango powder, chopped cilantro and 2-3 tbps wayter.Cover and simmer for 2-3 minutes.Serve with rice, roti. Soak Chana for 5-6 hours as this will reduce cooking time. '
Soaking lentils and cooking is healthy way to cook lentils. '
You can pressure cook chana with salt.
Salt added during cooking will enhance the taste of chana.