Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

 

Maharashtrian Cuisine is rich in collection of a wide range of Usal & similar curries. Usal is the Marathi name for spicy vegetable based curry. This delicious, traditional Kabuli Chanyachi Usal is made of kabuli chana i.e. chickpeas and spices. Boiled Kabuli chana when cooked in the tomato-onion gravy base and spices, makes a heavenly combination. Chickpea being a rich source of iron, vitamin B-12, magnesium and dietary fiber, is an essential addition to your diet. This Kabuli Chanyachi Usal is a great way of benefiting from Kabuli Chana’s nutrients while also enjoying the flavours. This Chana Usal tastes best when served with chapati or rice.

For similar Usal recipes, check: Matki Usal Recipe, Vatana Usal Recipe, Kala Vatana Usal Recipe, Vada Usal Recipe, Moong Usal Recipe, Chawli Usal Recipe.

So, let’s get started with Kabuli Chanyachi Usal Recipe;

 

Preparation Time: 7 hours (For Soaking)

Cooking Time: 20 Minutes

Serves for 3.

 

Ingredients:

1) 1 cup Kabuli chana (White chickpea)

2) 3 Onion

3) 2 Tomatoes

4) 1 tbsp. Coriander

5) 1 tbsp. Cumin Seeds

6) 7-8 Garlic Cloves

7) 1/2 Inch Ginger

8) 1 small cinnamon

9) 2 Cloves

10) 2-3 Black Pepper

11) 2 Bay leaf

12) 2 tbsp. Oil

13) 2 tsp Red chilly powder

14) 1/2 tsp turmeric Powder

15) 1 tsp Garam Masala

16) 4-5 Curry leaves

17) Pinch of asafoetida

18) Chopped coriander leaves

 

Method:

Soak Kabuli chana for at least 7-8 hours.

Pressure cook Kabuli chana (White chickpea) along with little turmeric powder and asafoetida till 3 whistle.

In a mixer grinder add chopped onion, tomatoes, coriander, cumin seeds, garlic cloves, ginger, black paper, cinnamon, cloves and grind to a fine paste.

Heat oil add bay leaf, curry leaves, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and sauté for 2 second, now let’s add the masala paste to it.

Add little water, cooked chana, salt and mix well.

Add garam masala and mix well.

Let it cook for 10 Minutes.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Serve hot with poori or chapati or plain rice.

 

How to make Kabuli Chana Usal step by step with images: 

 

1) Soak Kabuli chana for at least 7-8 hours. Pressure cook Kabuli chana (White chickpea) along with little turmeric powder and asafoetida till 3 whistle.

 

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

 

2) In a mixer grinder add chopped onion, tomatoes, coriander, cumin seeds, garlic cloves, ginger, black paper, cinnamon, cloves and grind to a fine paste.

 

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

 

3) Heat oil add bay leaf, curry leaves, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and sauté for 2 second, now let’s add the masala paste to it.

 

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

 

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

 

4) Add little water, cooked chana, salt and mix well. Add garam masala and mix well. Let it cook for 10 Minutes.

 

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

 

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

 

5) Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with poori or chapati or plain rice.

 

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal

Kabuli Chanyachi Usal




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