Kala chana is mostly prepared during navratri days. This recipe is prepared without onion and garlic.
1 Cup Black whole gram soaked overnight (kale
1 Chopped green chilli
1 Inch chopped ginger
1+1/2 Tsp salt
1 Tsp red chilli powder
1/2 Tsp turmeric powder
1 Tbsp coriander powder
1/2 Tsp garam masala
1 Tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 Tbsp oil
1 Bay leaf
1 Tbsp lemon juice
A pinch of baking soda
Soak black gram for overnight.
Add soaked kale chane, 1 tsp salt, a pinch of baking soda in
Close the lid and take 5-6 whistle on medium flame. Allow to
Open the lid. Check that Kale chane are boiled well.
Drain the excess water.
Mix turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, 1/2
tsp salt, 1/4 cup water in a bowl.
Heat oil in a pan. Crackle cumin seeds.
Add bay leaf, green chilli, ginger, cook for a minute.
Add all spices and cook for 1 minute.
Cook till oil and masala are separated.
Add boiled chana, garam masala, kasoori methi and mix