Sindhi Channa Recipe

Sindhi Channa is cooked using chickpeas or chole in onion and tomato based gravy. Discover how to make Sindhi channa.

Sindhi Channa

2 Cup chickpeas or Channa (Soaked overnite) 
3-4 Onions 
3 Tomatoes (grated) 
2 tsp Ginger Garlic (crushed) 
8-10 Peppercorns 
2-3 Bay Leaves 
5-6 Cloves 
2 Badi Elaichi (Black Cardamom) 
1 tsp Coriander Powder 
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder 
1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder 
1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder 
1 tsp Amchur Powder 
1 tsp Cumin Seeds 
Salt to taste 

How to make sindhi chana:

  • Take a pressure cooker and add soaked channa with 5 cups water,sliced onion (1),bay leaves,cardomom,cloves,peppercorn and salt.Let it cook on a low flame till channas are done.
  • When Channas are done drain the water and separate whole spices.Keep aside.
  • Now puree the remaining onions.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.Let it splutter and add ginger garlic and pureed onion. Fry till golden brown.
  • Now add tomatoes,turmeric powder,amchur,coriander,pepper, garam masala powder and fry for 5-6 minutes.
  • Add the drained channa water (stock).Mix well and let it boil for 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with pooris.