Iron rich/protein rich Kala chana curry recipe

Iron rich/protein rich Kala chana curry recipe in easy way

Kala chana curry dish is really very famous dish of Navratri’s and a very healthy addition to your diet so why only in Navratri’s lets make our meals more nutritious by adding weekly/monthly, also kala chana have so many health benefits like, controlling blood pressure ,managing blood sugar levels and most importantly weight management and Consumption of kala chana helps to decrease cholesterol levels and this Punjabi dish doesn’t take more than 20 minutes to cook , easy to make and best source of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals ,fiber and protein and packs a healthy punch.

Ingredients for kale chane curry

  • 1 Cup kale chane  soaked
  • 3 Cups water
  • 2 Tablespoon Oil
  • ½  Chopped Onion
  • 2 Chopped tomatoes 
  • Ginger-garlic paste-1 tablespoon 
  • Garam masala powder-1 tablespoon 
  • Coriander powder-1 teaspoon 
  • Cumin powder-½ teaspoon 
  • Amchur powder-½ teaspoon 
  • Red chilli powder-1teaspoon
  • Salt(as per taste)
  • Coriander leaves


  • Firstly, take a pressure cooker add black chickpeas and water on medium to high flame
  • Then, pressure cook at high flame for 4 whistles, then lower the heat
  • Then let it cook for 20-25minutes more on medium flame
  • Secondly ,take a pan heat oil and add cumin seeds and sauté
  • Now ,add onion and sauté till onions start changing color to brownish
  • Then, add chopped tomatoes to it and sauté
  • Afterward, add Ginger-Garlic Paste to it and let it cook for 1-2 minutes till cook properly
  • Then add all the spices (including Garam Masala Powder, Coriander Powder, Amchur Powder, Cumin Powder, and Red Chili Powder), and fry for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Finally ,mix the boiled kale chane with the prepared masala in the pan.
  • Lastly ,let it cook for 3-5 minutes until properly mixed together
  • Then, transfer in a bowl and garnish with some coriander leaves
  • Serve hot with rice or chapatis


  • You can add curd for more taste
  • And use less amount of oil while frying

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