Jaisalmeri Kala Channa (Black Chickpeas Curry)

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Jaisalmeri Channa is a spicy and delicious main course recipe made in Jaisalmer, a place in Rajasthan, India. A very nutritious dish, where black chickpeas are made with curd and gram flour to enhance the taste. The health quotient of this recipe is very high as black chick pea is a great source of iron.
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Served As: Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian, North Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • Black Channa black chick pea – 250 gms black channa
  • gm Flour besan – â½ cup
  • 1/2 cup Curd â
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste â
  • 1 cup Onions chopped â
  • 1 cup Tomato grated â
  • 1-2 tsp Salt red chilly powder, turmeric powder – as per taste, or as per taste
  • Asafoetida hing – a pinch
  • Cumin Seed zeera – â½ tsp
  • 1 tbsp Refined Oil
  • 1 tbsp Desi Ghee â


  • Soak the black channa overnight and boil them with salt.
  • In a kadai, put refined oil and add zeera, ginger garlic and onions. Sauté and add all spices.
  • Add tomatoes and cook for 5 min. Add boiled channa and pour the mixture of besan and curd to channa. Cook for another 10 min.
  • For tempering , in a separate pan take desi ghee and add asafoetida and coloured red chilly powder. Add on top of earlier prepared channa and serve hot with Chapati.

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