Pindi Chana Recipe

A breakfast preparation of black chana cooked in spices and served with puris. Also known as Pindi chhole it is one of the easiest and delicious chickpeas recipe that you can make. The recipe is a original of Rawalpindi region of Punjab, Pakistan and hence named Pindi channa. This recipe does not have any gravy or sauce and is dry- made with soft tender white chickpeas, fragrant ginger garlic, spicy chana masala and tany dry Mango powder.  

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Ingredients for Pindi Chana Recipe

  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • 1 No.s Onion Finely Chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 2 No.s Green chillies slit
  • 1 stick cinnamon inch
  • 2 No.s Cardamom pods
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Amchur powder
  • 1/2 cup Cooked tomato puree
  • 2.50 cup Black chana

Directions: Pindi Chana Recipe

step 1

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak 2 ½ cups black chana for 8 hours or overnight . Then pressure cook for 7 to 8 whistles.

step 2

  • STEP 1.In a preheated pan, add 1 tsp oil, 1 finely chopped onion, 1 inch ginger finely chopped, 2 green chillies slit. Saute till the onions soften and begin to change colour.

step 3

  • STEP 1.Then add 1 inch stick cinnamon ( dalchini), 2 to3 cardamom pods, ½ tsp turmeric (haldi) powder, ½ tsp garam masala powder, ½ tsp red chilli powder, ½ tsp amchur ( dried mango) powder for sourness and ½ cup cooked tomato puree.

step 4

  • STEP 1.Mix well and saute for a few minutes till tomatoes soften, Then add 2 1/2 cups cooked kala chana and salt to taste.

step 6

  • STEP 1.Boil for a few minutes and then turn heat to simmer for 10 minutes and cook till semi dry.

step 7

  • STEP 1.Lastly add finely chopped coriander leaves, give it a quick stir and turn off the heat.
Nutrition
value
2064
calories per serving
34 g Fat117 g Protein340 g Carbs149 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    34g
  • Protein
    117g
  • Carbs
    340g
  • Fiber
    149g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    340g
  • Protein
    117g
  • Fiber
    149g

Fats

  • Fat
    34g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    1461mg
  • Iron
    47mg
  • Vitamin A
    2612mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    2mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    12mg
  • Vitamin B6
    2mg
  • Vitamin B9
    1020mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    66mg
  • Vitamin E
    6mg
  • Copper
    5mcg
  • Magnesium
    818mg
  • Manganese
    33mg
  • Phosphorus
    1785mg
  • Selenium
    267mcg
  • Zinc
    23mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp