Sookhe Kale Chane |Dry Black Chickpeas Curry | Sukhe Chane

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Sookhe Kale Chane

Sookhe chane or Dry chana is a simple wholesome dish and can be prepared in a jiffy if you have cooked chana or chickpeas handy. In fact, this can be your go-to recipe when you are pressed for time. It goes without saying that soaking and cooking time here is excluded when I say it’s  a quick recipe.

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This is a simple preparation with no fancy ingredients. Plus, there is no chopping involved here, and also qualifies as a ‘no onion no garlic’ dish.

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Chickpeas are good source of protein, iron, fibre and keeps you fuller for longer. This dish does not feel heavy on your palette. Pair chana with poori or phulka for a perfect meal.

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Ingredients

      • Black Chickpeas  1 cup
      • Green chillies – 2
      • Ginger 1/2 tsp finely chopped
      • Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
      • Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
      • Coriander Powder – 1 tbsp
      • Black Salt / Salt
      • Oil – 2 tbsp
      • Ghee – 1 tbsp

Method

      • Soak Black Chickpeas  overnight and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles.
      • In a pan heat oil, Add chopped green chillies and chopped ginger. Sauté it for 30 seconds.
      • Add all the dry powders mentioned in ingredients list , add salt to taste and mix well.
      • Add pressure cooked chana along with its water (about 1 cup), give it a good mix and cook it till it becomes dry (~ 8-10 minutes in medium high flame).
      • Add 1 tbsp ghee and mix it well.
      • Sookhe kale chane is ready to served.

 

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