Kale Chane Ki Kadhi Recipe: How To Make Jodhpuri Kala Chana Kadhi

Kale chane ki kadhi or Black chane ki kadhi is a Rajasthani delicacy. People who love the Rajasthani cuisine have a unique fondness for this relish.

Kadhi is generally a thick creamy yoghurt-based gravy that has a perfect blend of spices. Unlike the usual, Jodhpuri kala chana kadhi is not yoghurt based. The gravy is made from black chickpea stock and besan.

This enticing Jodhpuri kadhi is commonly served with poori, roti or rice. Since it is a staple dish of that region, it needs no special occasion to be cooked.

If you'd like to prepare this delicious yet different kadhi, watch the video that gives a detailed procedure to prepare this recipe. Also, read the step-by-step procedure with images.

KALE CHANE KI KADHI RECIPE VIDEO

kala chana kadhi recipe
KALE CHANE KI KADHI RECIPE | KALA CHANA KADHI RECIPE | HOW TO PREPARE JODHPURI KALA CHANA KADHI
Kale Chane Ki Kadhi Recipe | Kala Chana Kadhi Recipe | Black Chana Kadhi Recipe | How To Prepare Jodhpuri Kala Chana Kadhi
Prep Time
8 Hours
Cook Time
40 Mins
Total Time
8 Hours 40 Mins

Recipe By: Meena Bhandari

Recipe Type: Main Course

Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • Ghee - 1½ tbsp

    Hing (asafoetida) - a pinch

    Jeera (cumin seeds) - 1 tsp

    Boiled kala chana - 1 cup

    Kala chana stock (retain the water after boiling the chana) - 1 bowl

    Turmeric powder - ½ a tsp

    Kashmiri chilli powder - 3 tsp

    Coriander powder - 3 tsp

    Water - 2½ cups

    Salt to taste

    Besan (gram flour) - 4 tbsp

    Garam masala - 1 tsp

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How to Prepare
  • 1. Add a tablespoon of ghee into a heated pan.

    2. Add hing and jeera and allow the jeera to turn brown.

    3. Then, add the boiled kala chana.

    4. Stir well for about 2 minutes.

    5. Add turmeric powder and kashmiri chilli powder.

    6. Further, add coriander powder and mix well.

    7. Add half a tablespoon of ghee.

    8. Add ½ a cup of water and allow it to cook for 3-5 minutes.

    9. Remove 3-5 spoons of gravy from the top and keep it aside for later use.

    10. Add salt, blend well and keep the stove on a low flame.

    11. Meanwhile, take the bowl of kala chana stock.

    12. Add besan to it and whisk well to get a smooth consistency without any lumps.

    13. Pour it into the pan with the kala chana.

    14. Stir continuously to avoid the formation of lumps.

    15. Further, add 2 cups of water and allow it to cook for 5-6 minutes.

    16. Once you see the froth on top, add garam masala and mix well.

    17. Allow it to cook for another minute.

    18. Transfer it into a serving bowl.

    19. Pour the retained gravy as a garnish.

Instructions
  • 1.The kala chana is soaked overnight or for 6-8 hours.
  • 2. Pressure cook the soaked chana for up to 8-10 whistles with a pinch of salt added to it.
  • 3. Retain the water after taking the boiled chana out. This will make the stock for the recipe.
  • 4. Removing the gravy from the top for garnishing in the end is an optional procedure.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 cup
  • Calories - 198 cal
  • Fat - 9 g
  • Protein - 6 g
  • Carbohydrates - 23 g
  • Fibre - 2 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE KALE CHANE KI KADHI

1. Add a tablespoon of ghee into a heated pan.

kala chana kadhi recipe

2. Add hing and jeera and allow the jeera to turn brown.

kala chana kadhi recipe
kala chana kadhi recipe
kala chana kadhi recipe

3. Then, add the boiled kala chana.

kala chana kadhi recipe

4. Stir well for about 2 minutes.

kala chana kadhi recipe

5. Add turmeric powder and kashmiri chilli powder.

kala chana kadhi recipe
kala chana kadhi recipe

6. Further, add coriander powder and mix well.

kala chana kadhi recipe
kala chana kadhi recipe

7. Add half a tablespoon of ghee.

kala chana kadhi recipe

8. Add ½ a cup of water and allow it to cook for 3-5 minutes.

kala chana kadhi recipe
kala chana kadhi recipe

9. Remove 3-5 spoons of gravy from the top and keep it aside for later use.

kala chana kadhi recipe

10. Add salt, blend well and keep the stove on a low flame.

kala chana kadhi recipe
kala chana kadhi recipe
kala chana kadhi recipe

11. Meanwhile, take the bowl of kala chana stock.

kala chana kadhi recipe

12. Add besan to it and whisk well to get a smooth consistency without any lumps.

kala chana kadhi recipe
kala chana kadhi recipe

13. Pour it into the pan with the kala chana.

kala chana kadhi recipe

14. Stir continuously to avoid the formation of lumps.

kala chana kadhi recipe

15. Further, add 2 cups of water and allow it to cook for 5-6 minutes.

kala chana kadhi recipe
kala chana kadhi recipe

16. Once you see the froth on top, add garam masala and mix well.

kala chana kadhi recipe
kala chana kadhi recipe

17. Allow it to cook for another minute.

kala chana kadhi recipe

18. Transfer it into a serving bowl.

kala chana kadhi recipe

19. Pour the retained gravy as a garnish.

kala chana kadhi recipe
kala chana kadhi recipe
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