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Kala channa (black chickpeas) for the 8th day of navratri

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
15 min
Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
1 cup black chickpeas

1 Tsp. cumin seeds

Pinch hing/ asafoetida

3 black cardamom pods

1 cinnamon stick


1 Tsp. cumin powder

1 Tsp. coriander powder

Salt to taste

Red chilli powder to taste

2 Tbsp. ghee

2 Tbsp. chopped coriander leaves

Preparation

  • Soak chickpeas in water overnight.
  • Drain, rinse and place with 1 cup water in the pressure cooker.
  • Cook for 7-8 whistles.

    Wait for steam to release.
  • In a pan heat ghee and add cumin seeds.
  • When they turn golden-brown add bay leaf, cardamom pods, cinnamon stick and hing/asafoetida.
  • Fry for some seconds.

    Add the chickpeas along with cooking liquid.

    Then add salt and other spice powders.
  • Mix well and let simmer till all liquid has evaporated.

    Add the coriander leaves and serve.

Photos

Kala channa (black chickpeas) for the 8th day of Navratri, photo 1
Kala channa (black chickpeas) for the 8th day of Navratri, photo 2

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