The ingredients for Black Chickpea Dry curry (Kala chana) are:
2. Green Chilli : 6 (chopped)
3. Salt : to taste
4. Red Chilli Powder : 1 tsp
5. Coriander Powder : 3 tsp
6. Turmeric Powder : 1/2 tsp
7. Dry Mango Powder (Amchur) : 1 tsp
8. Ginger : 1 tsp
9. Asafoetida : a pinch
10. Oil : 2-3 Tbsp
Wash and rinse the black chickpeas and soak them in water overnight. Then cook them in a pressure cooker till 5-6 whistles.
Heat oil in a pan and temper with asafoetida and cumin seeds. When cumin seeds start to crackle, add green chillies, ginger and sauté for a minute.
Now add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and sauté for a minute. Then add the black chickpeas and mix well. Add salt, dry mango powder and cook covered for 2-3 minutes. Check and stir, making sure that it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan. Now it’s ready to served.