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Kala Chana Recipe

Kale Chole recipe, Masala Kala Chana recipe, Thin curry black chickpeas recipe
Prep Time8 hrs
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 5
Author: Deeksha


  • Pressure Cooker And Pan


  • 250 gm Kala Chana/black chickpeas (soaked overnight)
  • 1/2 tbsp Baking soda
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds(jeera)
  • 3 Onions(finely chopped)
  • 2 Tomatoes(finely chopped)
  • 1 Chopped green chilli
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Red chilli powder
  • Salt(as per your taste)


  • Take a 250gm of Kala Chana and soak in enough water overnight
  • Next morning add ½ tsp of baking soda,½ tsp of salt, put on high flame and wait for 2 whistles
  • Take a pan to add 2 tsp of vegetable oil
  • Add ½ tsp cumin seeds in it
  • Add 3 chopped onions, green chilli, garlic in the pan and mix it
  • Saute the onions until it changes the color into golden brown
  • Add 2 chopped tomatoes, mix it well
  • Now add a ½ tsp of turmeric powder, 1 tsp of chilli powder, salt as per your taste
  • After mixing the masala then add a bay leave in it
  • Leave the masala for 2-3 minutes on medium flame
  • Add boiled Kala Chana into the pan
  • Add garam masala in it and mix well for 4-5 minute
  • Add Kala Chana Water into the pan, mix it and leave the pan on medium flame until water is boiling
  • Now, your Kala Chana is ready to serve. You can serve this recipe chapatti[roti], boiled rice/jeera rice, Tikki, kulcha whatever to like.