How To: Make kala channa or black chick peas curry

Make kala channa or black chick peas curry

In this video, we learn how to make homemade Kala Channa. Ingredients you will need are: 2 c Kala Channa, 5 c water, 1 tbsp oil, 1/8 tsp asafoetida, 1/4 tsp haldi, 1 tsp minced ginger, 1 tsp minced garlic, 14 oz pureed tomato, 2 tsp salt, 1 tsp garam masala, 1/2 tsp red chili powder, 10 sprigs chopped cilantro and coriander leaves. First, soak your Kala Channa for at least 8 hours. Next, in a pressure cooker, add your Kala Channas with water and salt. Turn the pressure cooker on high then let simmer for 45 minutes. In a separate pan, heat oil and add asafoedtida, minced ginger, garlic and tomatoes. Mix this well then add salt. Once finished, take a potato masher and mash some channas in the slow cooker. Now, add everything to your pan and allow it all to come to a boil. Serve hot and keep cooking if you want a thicker gravy.

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