Khara - Channa Kalu | Spicy Chickpeas

This is great chakna (snack) to have in the winter season. Its also a time pass snack. I love the  spicy, crunchy chickpeas.  This was one of my viewers/readers request.



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Prep Time: 8hr+4hr
Coo Time : 15-20Mins

Ingredients
  • Kabuli Channa / Chickpeas - 2 cups
  • Red chillipowder - 1/2 tsp 
  • Aamchur powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida/hing - a pinch (optional)
  • Salt to taste 
  • Curry leaves (optional) - few leaves
  • Oil - 500ml (to deep fry)
Method
  1. Soak  channa/chickpeas over night. Drain the water and add 1/4 cups of water  and a pinch of turmeric cook in the pressure cooker wait until one whistle turn off the heat and let it cool 
  2. After cool down drain the water and spread it on the dry cloth for 2hrs. (completely dried out)
  3. Then lightly roast the channa/chickpeas in a other pan and transfer into hot oil. Fry for longer time until crunchy and golden brown in color.  check in between the chickpeas. In the same oil fry curry leaves
  4. Remove and place them on a paper towel or tissue paper
  5. Sprinkle salt, aamchur powder, hing and chilli powder mix well and store it in the airtight box. Serve with coffee or tea.
Tip : If it is not become crunchy ,  fry again for few mins and take out it will be more crispy and crunchy.
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1 comment

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