Kala Chana nu Shak/ Brown chickpea curry


  • 2 cups soaked and boiled kala chana
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp ajmo/ carom seeds
  • 1 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • pinch asafoetida
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger garlic paste


Heat the oil in a pan and add carom seeds. When the seeds crackle, add asafoetida, onions and ginger garlic paste and cook it. Add tomatoes and cook for 2 min. Add the spices and cook them for 1 min. Add the boiled chana and give it a good mix. Sprinkle some water if needed. Ready to serve Kala Chana nu Shak. Enjoy it with Rotis and Kadhi.

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. mistimaan says:

    Looks tasty


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