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Sookhe Kale Chane Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Sookhe Kale Chane Recipe | Dry Black Chickpeas Curry

Sookhe Kale Chane or Dry Black Chickpea Curry is a delicious, spicy and popular dish that is especially popular during Navratras.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 4
Category Main Course
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 9g

Ingredients For Sookhe Kale Chane Recipe | Dry Black Chickpeas Curry
  

  • 1 Cup Kale Chane (Black Chickpeas)
  • 2 Green Chillies finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Adrak (Ginger)
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 Pinch Asafoetida (Heeng)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin Powder (Jeera Powder)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder)
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Chana Masala
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Dry Mango Powder (Amchur)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Oil

Step By Step Instructions for Sookhe Kale Chane Recipe | Dry Black Chickpeas Curry
 

  • Wash the kale chane (black chickpeas) and soak them in 3 cups of water overnight (at atleast 8 hours).
    1 Cup Kale Chane (Black Chickpeas)
    Sookhe Kale Chane Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • Drain the water and transfer the chickpeas into a pressure cooker. Add 3 cups of water along with salt & turmeric powder.
    1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste, 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
    Sookhe Kale Chane Recipe Step By Step Instructions 2
  • After the pressure cooker gives one whistle, turn the flame to low and cook for 10 more minutes. Let the steam come out and then open the lid of the pressure cooker.
    Sookhe Kale Chane Recipe Step By Step Instructions 3
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. When the oil becomes hot, add cumin seeds and fry them. Also add a pinch of asafoetida (heeng).
    1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera), 2 Tablespoons Oil, 1 Pinch Asafoetida (Heeng)
    Sookhe Kale Chane Recipe Step By Step Instructions 4
  • Add finely chopped green chillies and ginger. Sauté for a few seconds.
    2 Green Chillies finely chopped, 1 Tablespoon Adrak (Ginger)
    Sookhe Kale Chane Recipe Step By Step Instructions 5
  • Then add the boiled chickpeas to the pan and boil.
    Sookhe Kale Chane Recipe Step By Step Instructions 6
  • Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, chana masala and dry mango powder (amchur). Sauté the spices for a few seconds.
    1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi), 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin Powder (Jeera Powder), 1/2 Tablespoon Chana Masala, 1/2 Teaspoon Dry Mango Powder (Amchur), 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder)
    Sookhe Kale Chane Recipe Step By Step Instructions 7
  • Sookhe Kale Chane are ready. Fresh cut dhaniya (coriander leaves) can be used to garnish the dish. Serve it hot with poori, roti, paratha or rice. Or you can add chopped tomatoes, onions and lemon to make a salad.
    Sookhe Kale Chane Recipe Step By Step Instructions