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Kale Chane Ka Khatta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 8

Chane Ka Khatta Recipe | Himachali Khatta

Chane Ka Khatta is a popular curry from Himachal Pradesh, made from black chickpeas cooked in a tangy and spicy gravy flavored with tamarind.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 4
Category Main Course
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g

Ingredients For Chane Ka Khatta Recipe | Himachali Khatta
  

  • 1.5 Cups Boiled Black Chickpeas (Kala Chana)
  • 1-2 Green Chillies
  • 2 Tablespoons Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Asafoetida (Heeng)
  • 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Tamarind Powder (Imli)
  • 1 Teaspoon Mint Powder (Pudina)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Fennel Seeds (Saunf)
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil

Step By Step Instructions for Chane Ka Khatta Recipe | Himachali Khatta
 

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds (jeera) and asafoetida (heeng).
    1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera), 1/8 Teaspoon Asafoetida (Heeng)
    Kale Chane Ka Khatta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • When cumin seeds start to splutter, add finely chopped green chillies. Stir fry for a few seconds, then add red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt.
    1-2 Green Chillies, 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania), 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1 Teaspoon Salt
    Kale Chane Ka Khatta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 2
  • Then add whole wheat flour and cook for a minute till it gets roasted. This forms the base for the gravy. You can also use besan (chickpea flour) as a substitute for whole wheat flour.
    2 Tablespoons Whole Wheat Flour
    Kale Chane Ka Khatta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 3
  • Mix tamarind powder with water to form a paste. Then add it to the pan along with dry mint powder (pudina) and fennel seeds.
    2 Tablespoons Tamarind Powder (Imli), 1 Teaspoon Fennel Seeds (Saunf), 1 Teaspoon Mint Powder (Pudina)
    Kale Chane Ka Khatta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 4
  • Add the boiled chickpeas to the pan. Mix and cook for a couple of minutes.
    Kale Chane Ka Khatta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 5
  • Add two cups of water and let the gravy simmer on high heat.
    Kale Chane Ka Khatta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 6
  • After the first boil, reduce the heat to minimum and cook it for 4-5 minutes while it thickens.
    Kale Chane Ka Khatta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 7
  • Our delicious Himachali kale chane ka khatta is ready. Serve it hot with steamed rice.
    Kale Chane Ka Khatta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 8