Friday, 30 May 2014


Black  gram (kala chana) - 250 gms
Onion thinely sliced - 1
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder -1 tsp
Red chillie  powder 1 tbsp
Mustard oil  - 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Clove powder - a pinch
Black  pepper - a pinch
Salt -  to taste
Fresh green coriander leaves chopped - 1 tbsp
Lime juice - 1 tsp

Heat oil in a  pressure cooker. Put the cumin seeds to crackle and fry the sliced onion till brown. Add ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, red chillie powder, turmeric powder, pepper and clove powder and add some water n saute for 4-5 minutes. Add kala chana and salt, mix it well and add 1 cup of water to pressure the cooker on high heat.When the cooker release the whistle, then low heat for 15 minutes. Add the lime juice and fresh coriander leaves to serve with rice or chapatis.