Kala Chana Curry Recipe


250 gms Black Chickpeas (Chana)
70 ml Oil
2 Tbsp Ginger Garlic paste
2 Nos Green chilli, chopped
80 gms Onion, paste
150 gms Tomato puree
½ Tsp Turmeric powder
1 Tsp Kashmiri Mirch powder
1 Tsp Coriander powder
1 Tsp Cumin powder
To taste Salt
Water –as required
2 Tbsp Clarified butter (Desi ghee)
½ Tsp Garam masala
3 Tbsp Fresh Coriander


Soak black chickpeas in water for 4-5 hours.
Drain and boil in fresh water with salt, till cooked.
Heat Oil in a pan and add ginger garlic paste and cook for two minutes. Add green chillies and onion paste.
Cook till onions are light brown in colour. Add tomato puree, salt and all dry spices – turmeric powder, kashmiri mirch powder, coriander powder & cumin powder.
Cook on slow fire for 10 minutes. Add boiled black chickpeas along with the boiling liquid.
Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
Add garam masala, fresh coriander and desi ghee. Mix and remove into a serving bowl.
Serve hot with steamed rice.


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