Chana Turai/Nenua Chana Sabzi Recipe (Ridge Gourd with Black Chana Recipe)

Flavorful dish made with simple Indian Spices simmered with Ridge gourd and Black Chickpea.

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Chana Turai/Nenua Chana Sabzi Recipe (Ridge Gourd with Black Chana Recipe)
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Chana Turai/Nenua Chana Sabzi Recipe (Ridge Gourd with Black Chana Recipe) is a most popular simple recipe made in the region of Uttar Pradesh. The dish has the classic but yet the rustic flavors which brings out the true flavor of the dish. It is usually prepared during the summer season of UP.

Turai in other words called as Ridge Gourd or Sponge gourd is rich in nutrients and minerals when combined with Black Chickpea will yield you good amount of Dietary fibers and proteins.

Serve the Chana Turai/Nenua Chana Sabzi Recipe (Ridge Gourd with Black Chana Recipe) along with Hot Phulka or steamed Rice as your healthy Lunch.

If you are looking for more Chickpea Recipe here are some: 

  1. Chola/ Chana Masala Recipe (North Indian Spiced Chickpea Curry)
  2. Kala Desi Chana Recipe (Brown Chickpea Curry)
  3. Kala Desi Chana Recipe (Brown Chickpea Curry)

Cuisine: Bihari
Course: Lunch
Diet: Diabetic Friendly
Equipments Used: Pressure Cooker
Prep in

500 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

545 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Kala Chana (Black Chickpeas) , soaked overnight
  • 500 grams Ridge Gourd (Turai/ Peerkangai) , sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds)
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
  • 2 Onions , sliced
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Green Chilli , chopped
  • 2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard oil

How to make Chana Turai/Nenua Chana Sabzi Recipe (Ridge Gourd with Black Chana Recipe)

  1. We begin making the Chana Turai/Nenua Chana Sabzi Recipe (Ridge Gourd with Black Chana Recipe) by soaking the chana overnight or for 8 hours in water.

  2. Heat a kadai with oil, splutter the mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and hing. Add chopped onions and fry them till it is translucent. Add in the green chillies after few minutes and Give it a stir.

  3. Next add all the red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder and mix well. Now at this point add the soaked channa along with the water and mix.

  4. Boil it over for few seconds till the water is all evaporated. Then add the chopped ridge gourd and mix well. You can also ½ cup of water and close it and cook.

  5. Once you remove the lid add the mango powder and cumin powder and mix well. Saute till the water is all evaporated and serve hot. 

  6. Serve the Chana Turai/Nenua Chana Sabzi Recipe (Ridge Gourd with Black Chana Recipe) along with Hot Phulka or steamed Rice as your healthy Lunch.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 16 February 2017 13:19
     
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