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Prep Time5 mins
Active Time30 mins
soaking time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: How to make Jaisalmeri chana, No garlic no onion chick peas recipe
Yield: 5 PERSONS


  • 1 Cup Black Chickpeas
  • 1 1/2 Cup Curd
  • 4 Tsp Gram Flour Besan in Hindi, Kadala maavu in Tamil
  • 3 No Green Chilli
  • 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Ghee
  • 1 Tsp Jeera
  • 1/4 Tsp Asafoetida Hing in Hindi
  • Coriander leaves For garnishing


  • Soak chick peas overnight or for 8 hours. Cook it in a pressure cooker for 4 to 5 whistles. Drain the water and keep the water aside.
  • Gently mash the chick peas so that some of the chick peas get broken. Not all the chick peas to be mashed.
  • Take curd in a bowl.
  • Add gram flour, green chilli, red chilli powder,turmeric powder, coriander powder , garam masala and salt.
  • Mix it thoroughly and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add ghee.
  • Add cumin seeds and asafoetida and let it splutter.
  • add the curd besan mix.
  • Add the drained chick peas water.
  • When it starts boiling, add the chick peas and allow it to boil in low flame till the raw smell of the gram flour goes off or boil it for 8 to 10 minutes. Keep stirring in between. Check the consistency. Add water or drained chick peas water if necessary.
  • Add the chopped coriander and switch off the stove. Your Jaisalmeri chana is ready to be served.