Black Chickpeas


Black chickpeas are very energetic food. It is advised to eat cup full boiled black chickpeas in morning as break fast which is very helpful in reducing weight. 

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Ingredients Required: –

  • Black chickpeas – 1/2 cup
  • Baking soda – 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Roasted cumin seeds powder – 1 tsp
  • Bay leaf – 2
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch stick
  • Ginger paste – 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Dried coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1/2 tsp
  • Dried mango powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Water – 2 cup
  • Fresh coriander leaves – 1 tbsp (chopped)

Procedure: –

  • First of all, soak black chickpeas in plenty of water overnight with baking soda.

Soaked kaale chane

  • Now other day, in morning drain water and wash chickpeas with plenty of water.
  • Take pressure cooker, heat oil in it. 
  • Add cumin seeds, asafoetida and crackle it. Add bay leaf and cinnamon and saute.
  • Now pour 2 cup water and add chickpeas.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, dried coriander powder, garam masala, salt and mix well.
  • Cook it and give whistle till soft.
  • Now open the lid and if some water is there, keep on flame and let  water evaporates.
  • Now add dried mango powder, and once again mix well.
  • Off the flame when water evaporates.
  • Now, take out in bowl and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

Black chickpeas

  • Its ready to be served hot with chapatti or it can be eaten as it is.


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