Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Black Channa - Simple Chat

I have been making lot of sweets lately so felt like making some savory....healthy.... snack....  and tried this black channa chat. I got a pat on my shoulder saying " good job" and "once more" from my kutties. :-) :-)

Here's my super simple but yummy recipe for u.


Black Channa - 3 cups (soaked at least for 5 hrs)
Onion - 2 (finely chopped)
Tomato -2 (finely chopped)
Lemon juice -2 tbsp
Pepper powder - 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves
Mint leaves

Cooking Method:

1. Pressure cook black Channa for 4 whistles & keep it aside.

2. Heat 2 tbsp of butter in a heavy bottom frying pan and add onion to it.

3. Fry until onion turns transparent. Then add chopped tomatoes & chillis. Fry until the tomatoes get cooked.

4. Add salt & lemon juice. Mix it well. Then add the cooked black Channa to the mixture & mix thoroughly. Let it cook for 10 mins.

5. Now sprinkle the grounded pepper. Mix well.

6. Black Channa Chat is ready. Garnish with coriander, mint leaves & serve.

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  1. I cook this very often... Yummy.

  2. i make this often whenever i have boiled chickpeas left aftr making curry.love the recipe.

  3. Thanks for your comments friends.....good to have this very often...:-) :-)

  4. Adorable evening snack. Nutritious and delicious too.

    today's recipe:


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