Jun 19, 2011

Chane Jaisalmer Ke

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...


Mélange said...

Amazing chana..I love black ones always.

Priya Suresh said...

I prepared this channa curry for our lunch and we relished with some rotis..urs looks fabulous..i'll be posting mine soon..

Harini said...

Good one..The kala chana are supposed be the healthier type too.

MySpicyKitchen said...

Chana in yogurt based curry, looks very flavorful!

Suma Gandlur said...

Looks very creamy and delicious.

Vardhini said...

Channa curry looks yummy .. all time favorite.

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Archana Vivek said...

Nice one and healthy dish.

Jayashree said...

The idea of a curd based gravy is interesting.

Priya Sreeram said...

chana jaisalmer looks totally yumm !!

Ms.Chitchat said...

Channa in yoghurt and all the spices, very flavourful, loved it. Bookmarked.

Kalyani said...

creamy and yummy :)

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vaishali sabnani said...

a similar version is made in Gujrat with an addition of gud...but these look grt.

Santosh Bangar said...

gr8 recipe new idea of cook chana

chef and her kitchen said...

Nice version for chana wid d addition of besan...looks yumm

Indian Khana said...

Looks yum n with those puri ..just fab

Kaveri Venkatesh said...

Awesome curry...Looks delicious

Raks said...

Very nice recipe,i too love black over white channa!

Unknown said...

hey lovely recipe...:)yumm yumm...:)



Unknown said...

Yum, that looks superb dear :)