Kala Channa serve with roti, paratha and bread….


1 Cup Kala Channa

1 Chopped Onion

2 Medium Tomatoes

2 tbs Ginger & garlic paste

7 -8 Curry leaves

1.5 tbs Masala powder

Chili powder to taste

Salt to taste

0.5 tbs Sugar

1 tbs lime juice

2 tbs oil

Coriander leaves(optional)


  • Soak Black Channa/Kala Channa for at least 8 to 10 hours with water.
  • Wash under the tap water. Pressure cook it with 2 cups of water.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add curry leaves. Add Chopped onions.
  • Let the onion become light brown colour add ginger and garlic paste.
  • Take 4 to 5 tbs kala channa and tomatoes make a paste.
  • Mix the paste into pan.
  • Add chili powder, masala powder and lime juice. Fry for a while.
  • Add cooked black Channa/Kala channa. Bring it to boil. Add sugar and salt.
  • Let them cook upto 10min.
  • Add coriander(optional).

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