December 24, 2011

Black Channa Soup - Indian Recipe

Black channa (kadala) -1 cup (soaked over night or soaked 1 hour in hot water)
Onions(chopped) – 1 (medium size)
Ginger-Ginger -2' inch piece (finely chopped)
Garlic - 4-5 cloves ( minced)
Chilli powder- 1 tspn
Coriander powder- ½ tspn
Turmeric powder-½ tspn
Coriander leaves
Oil- 2 tblspn
Water as required
Salt to taste
Lemon juice – 1 tblspn
Black pepper as you needed
1.Cook Black channa in a pressure cooker with salt and keep aside.
2.Heat oil in a deep pan
3.Add the chopped ginger and crushed garlic stir it.
4.Add chopped onions. Sauté till the onions turn golden brown.Then add chopped tomatoes.
5.Add turmeric powder,chilli powder and coriander powder and saute it
6.Add the cooked black channa and mix well
7.Once it starts boiling, keep the lid closed and let cook for 15 minutes.
8.Remove from heat and add lemon juice and black pepper.
9.Garnish with coriander leaves.


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