Wednesday, 3 February 2016

White Chickpeas Curry (Chanay ka salan)

Today I am going to share the recipe of white chickpeas with you!! They are just so simple & easy to make!!


White chickpeas                                1 & 1/2 cup boiled (Fresh or frozen)
Onions                                               1 big (grinded)
Tomato                                              2 (big, blended) 
Oil                                                     1 & 1/2 wooden spoon (doi)
Green Chili                                       2 (grinded)
Red Chili powder                              1 tsp.           
Turmeric Powder                               1/2 tsp.
Garlic Paste                                       1 tsp.
Ginger Paste                                      1 tsp.
Salt                                                    1 tsp.
Cumin Seeds (Zeera)                        1 tsp.
Coriander Powder                             1 tsp.
Mustard seeds                                    1/2 tsp.
Whole Black pepper                          4
Cinnamon                                          1
Curry leaves                                      1
Cloves                                                4
Fenugreek leaves (Maythi)                1 tsp
Black cardamaom                              1
Green Cardamom                              1
Nigella Seeds                                     Pinch

Chopped coriander                             Few leaves


Heat oil in a pan, and add the grinded onions. Fry until onions are golden brown. Then add garlic and ginger paste, green chilies and the blended tomatoes, and fry for 5 minutes, then add all other spices. Fry for few minutes, until oil separates. Next add boiled chickpeas.

Fry this for 10-12 minutes. Next add 2 glasses of water and let it boil. Then keep the lid covered until chickpeas are well cooked, gravy thickens a bit and oil separates. This will take 20-25 min. You can keep gravy as much as you wish! Sprinkle whole spices powder (optional) and chopped coriander! 

Serve with hot chapati/ roti :)

Thanku for stopping by! Hope u enjoy this recipe :)


  1. I just ate but this really made me hungry again. Chanay ka salan is something i really like. Thanks for sharing the recipe mate. I will try to use this sometime.


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