Thursday, February 10, 2011

Kala Chana Ghughni

During our childhood days kala chana ghughni with poori was one of the frequently prepared breakfast specially on sundays,..prepared the same last sunday paired with plain paratha,here goes the recipe as told by my mother

Recipe Name Kala chana Ghughni /Ghugni
Recipe source my mother
black chickpea half cup (soaked overnight )
onion one chopped coarsely
ginger half inch chopped coarsely
green chili one chopped
salt as per taste
mustard oil two tsp
red chili poweder pinch
turmeric powder one fourth tsp
coriander powder one fourth tsp
cumin seeds half tsp
asafoetida pinch
Heat oil in pressure cooker
lower the flame and add cumin seeds and asafoetida
followed by chopped onion,ginger and green chili
keep stirring till onion start changing its colour
add salt,powdered masalas underlined above
followed by drained chickepeas
mix everything together add one cup of water
and pressure cook for one to two whistles
serve garnished with coriander leaves and lemon juice.
My friend Lakshmi has  shared this link with me about how Garlic Onion increase mineral absorption in cereals,do read it here,..
Back here in Singapore my favourite breakfast is Kaya Toast with Kopi,have blogged about it here and here,whenever i go to library i go for this ,the pic below is from the kopi shop which is nearest from my place ,this one is the best food i ahd in 2010 and will always be,..;-)
Sending this Kopi with Kaya Toast pic to Smitha of Spicy Flavour who is celebrating her first blog anniversary with the event Bye bye 2010 welcome 2011.

Thats all guys,see you all soon ,tk care and happy blogging,..


rekhas kitchen said...

Delicious recipe I too love to have this with puri mouthwatering.

Happy Cook said...

Same in our place too it was black channa always, white one only came much later, this recipe looks so so good.

Smitha said...

thanx for the entry...Can u please send me a caption to go along with it!


savitha ramesh said...

very healthy and cherishing dish

Shama Nagarajan said...

nice recipe

sangeeta said...

This is our family favorite ....actually i have saoked some kala chana to make ghugni for breakfast tomorrow:)

Swathi said...

Kala chana Ghughni looks delicious.

Priya said...

Ghughni looks soo inviting..

sowmya's creative saga said...

looks soo o delicious..

Radhika said...

Ghugni looks very yummmm...

Cham said...

Ghugni sounds good- that shoulg be a great brunch idea!

SpicyTasty said...

Looks so good. Nice recipe.

Divya Vikram said...

That should make a lovely breakfast!

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Jaya said...

And we thought we make Ghughni only..we used to have it this as shukha kala chana, with gravy it sounds nice even ..hugs and smiles