July 9, 2020
Cookery

Chana Chilli

Chana Chilli is a crispy and spicy indo chinese starter recipe prepared with kabuli white chickpeas with chilli sauce and soy sauce. Lets have a look at the recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chikpea / chana, soaked & boiled
  • ¼ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • oil for deep frying
  • ¼ cup corn flour

For Manchurian:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 green chilli, slit
  • 4 tbsp spring onions, chopped
  • ¼ onion, petals
  • 8 cubes capsicum, red & green
  • 1 tsp chilli sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • ¼ tsp pepper, crushed
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt

How to make Chana Chilli

  • firstly, take 1 cup chikpea, ¼ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp salt and ¼ cup corn flour.
  • mix well making sure to coat the chana well.
  • deep fry the coated chana in hot oil or bake at 180 degree celsius for 15 minutes.
  • stir occasionally, and fry till the chana turns golden and crisp.
  • now prepare the sauce by heating 2 tsp oil and saute 2 clove garlic, 1 inch ginger and 2 green chilli.
  • further saute 2 tbsp spring onions slightly.
  • now add ¼ onion and 8 cubes capsicum.
  • saute for a minute or more, till the capsicum shrinks yet crunchy.
  • furthermore add 1 tsp chilli sauce, 2 tbsp tomato sauce, 2 tbsp vinegar, 2 tbsp soy sauce, ¼ tsp pepper, ¼ tsp sugar and ¼ tsp salt.
  • saute on high flame till the sauce thickens and turns translucent.
  • now add in fried chana and 2 tbsp spring onions. mix well.
  • finally, serve, chilli chana as a starter or enjoy with fried rice.

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