Kabuli Chana

Kabuli Chana

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The north indian bean recipe, kabuli chana imparts a nice tangy twist to the traditional spicy chana dal recipe. The chick peas or kabuli chana is boiled and then simmered in a spicy rich curry of onion, tomatoes and ginger garlic paste. Serve hot with steamed rice.

Kabuli Chana recipe - How to make Kabuli Chana

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  1. Clean, wash and soak the kabuli chana in enough water for 8 to 10 hours.
  2. Add the salt and pressure cook for 5 to 6 whistles or till cooked.
  3. Heat a pan, add the cumin seeds and roast till they turn golden brown.
  4. Add the coriander powder and turmeric powder and saute for 10 seconds.
  5. Add the onions, tomato puree, ginger, garlic, chilli powder and the remaining water, mix well and pressure cook for 10 minutes.
  6. Open the lid and simmer till the mixture becomes dry.
  7. Add the cooked chana along with the preserved water and simmer for 7 minutes.
  8. Add the garam masala and half the chopped coriander, mix well and cook till the gravy thickens.
  9. Garnish with sliced onions, green chilies and sliced tomatoes.
  10. Serve hot.


Kabuli Chana
 on 28 Jan 16 05:58 PM

Very tasty and less time consuming recepie
Tarla Dalal
29 Jan 16 10:27 AM
   Thanks Neha. This is a member contributed recipe and we are glad you like it.