Channe ke Dubuk (chaissa)

Recipe by Khasti Tiwari of Dehradun, IN

This is a kumaoni recipie which is very tasty and healthy.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 2 cups Kala Chana
    • 2 tsp refined oil
    • 1 tsp jeera
    • 1 tsp meethi dana
    • 1/4 tsp hing
    • 1 tsp dhania powder
    • 1 tsp garam masala powder
    • 1/2 tsp haldi powder
    • 1/2 red chilli powder
    • salt to taste
    • 1/2 tsp garlic paste
    • 1 tsp chopped onion
    • 1/2 cup tomato paste
    • 4 green chillies
    • 1 tsp ginger paste


    1. Soak kala chana in water for the whole night in a bowl.
    2. Remove all water and grind kala chana in a grinder and convert it into a paste.
    3. Place a pan (kadhai) in burner and add 2 tsp refined oil.
    4. Add jeera, meethi dana, heeng, green chillies, onion paste, ginger paster, and garlic paste.
    5. Fry for couple of minutes before adding 1/2 cup water, garam masala, dhania powder, chilli powder, and salt to taste. Cook it for sometime.
    6. When this mixture becomes thick, add chana paste to it and fry it for some time.
    7. Add 4 cups of water and cook it for at leat 30 minutes. Stir it regularly.
    8. Garnish it with green dhania leaves and serve it hot with rice.  




    hi khasti, ur recipe seems to be good but can u kindly mention what abt the 1/2 cup tomato paste when do we add that???let me know the full details once again pls. Thanx n regards looking forward to hear from you.Rupa


    After soaking it in water whole night you can boil the kala chana in pressure cooker and then grind so that it will not give the smell or taste of raw chana and save alka bhatt godiyal