Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Chatpate Chane


Have these Chatpate Chane for breakfast or for snacks, you are going to love this dish. And the bonus is that these are very healthy. Reduce the chili if making for kids and you have a nice lunchbox option too. Here is the recipe.


All you need is

Kale chane \ Black grams - 1 cup
Oil - 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1\2 tsp
Heeng \ Asafoetida - 1\4 tsp
Onion - 1\2 cup ( chopped )
Tomato - 1\2 cup
Green chili - 1 ( slit into half )
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1\4 tsp
Red chili powder - 1\2 tsp
Amchoor \ dry mango powder - 1\2 tsp
Chana masala - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Fresh coriander - 2 tbsp ( chopped )
Lemon juice - 2 tbsp



Method of preparation

Wash and soak the gram in enough water for 5-6 hours.
Drain the water.
Add the gram in a pressure cooker with 2 cups of water and a tbsp of salt.
Pressure cook till done.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add cumin seeds and heeng.
When the seeds starts crackling, add onions and fry till slightly browned.
Add tomato and green chili.
Cook for a minute.
Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, amchoor powder, chana masala.
Cook for a minute.
Add the cooked grams and a cup of water.
Adjust the salt according to your taste.
Cook till the grams are dry.
Add coriander and lemon juice.
Serve hot.



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