Jun 19, 2011
Jaisalmer- Jaysalmer The city of sands the city of forts.this beautiful Golden city lies in the middle of the desert so that it is surrounded by sands.The city of jaisalmer has it's own distinct food culture and cuisine which is little different from other Indian cuisine.There are so many special dishes from this area few are like Ker sangri, Kadhi pakode, banon aloo and this Chane ki sabji from jaisalmer I have chosen for today s Rajasthani recipe for Blogging Marathon#6.
Kala chana (black chick peas) ---- 1 cup
Yogurt ----- 1 1/2 cup
Besan (chick pea flour) --- 1 tab sp
Turmeric ---- 1 te asp
Salt ---- 11/2 te asp
Asafoetida ---- 1/2 tea sp
Green chillies -- 4 slit
Red chilli powder --- 1 tea sp
Coriander powder --- 1 te asp
Garam masala powder -- 1/2 tea sp
Chat masala ---- 3/4 tea sp
Cinnamon -- 1 inch stick
Cloves --- 4
Green cardamom --- 3
Cumin seeds -- 1 tea sp
Ghee --- 2 tab sp
Sliced onion -- 1 tab sp
Chopped coriander leaves --- 1 tab sp
1. Wash and soak chane for over night in enough water.
2.Pressure cook chane for 3 whistles in the same water.
3. Mash chane lightly and set a side.
4.Take yogurt in a mixing bowl whisk well to give smooth texture.
5.Add chick pea flour,red chillie powder,turmeric powder,garam masala powder,chat masala powder,coriander powder and again whisk well that no lumps form.Add green chillies Asafotieda and mix well.
6.Heat ghee in a pan add cinnamon.cloves,cardamom and cumin seeds when they begin to change the color add yogurt mixture, salt mix well.
7.Now add chane and 1/2 cup water if required,mix well and bring to a full boil and cook for 5 more minutes.
Remove from heat,garnish with coriander leave and sliced onion.
Serve hot with puri...