Sookhe Kale Channe Recipe

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Sookhe Kale Channe
How to make Sookhe Kale Channe
  • Recipe By: Niru Gupta
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Sookhe Kale Channe Recipe: A terribly easy and maseladaar recipe. Kale channe cooked in a pool of masalas. It is usually served as a prasad after pujas or during navratri. These are chatpate, dry and goes best with hot pooris and sooji halwa on the side.

Ingredients of Sookhe Kale Channe

  • 1 Cup kala channa (soaked 4-5 hours)
  • 1 1/2 tsp Kkala namak or normal salt
  • 1 tsp bhuna pissa jeera (cumin)
  • to taste lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • Few strips ginger
  • 1/2 tsp aamchoor
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • A pinch of red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp oil

How to Make Sookhe Kale Channe

  • 1.Wash the channas and boil in fresh water till cooked but not mashed. (Use a pressure cooker and till one whistle goes off).
  • 2.Drain and cool.
  • 3.Heat the oil in a pan and add the ginger.
  • 4.Saute till ginger changes colour a bit and add the rest of the ingredients along with the channas, except the lemon juice.
  • 5.Cook for about 2 minutes, serve garnished with lemon juice.
  • 6.You can adjust the masalas according to your taste.

Recipe Notes

Read about more Navratri recipes that you can try at home, made without onion and garlic.
Also see our list of best chana recipes that are super easy to cook at home.

Key Ingredients: kala channa (soaked 4-5 hours), Kkala namak or normal salt, bhuna pissa jeera (cumin), lemon juice , coriander powder, ginger, aamchoor, garam masala, red chilli powder, oil