Healthy Kala Chana Pakora Recipe - Black Chickpea Pakora

Healthy Kala Chana Pakora Recipe is pan fried in a kuzhi paniyaram pan and made with kala chana, both of which add up to making this pakora healthy. Serve this sumptuous pakora along with green chutney or simply place it in a paratha to make a wrap.

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Healthy Kala Chana Pakora Recipe - Black Chickpea Pakora
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Healthy Kala Chana Pakora Recipe, is an unusual pakora recipe made by combining boiled kala chana with spices, and pan fried in a kuzhi paniyaram pan without using much oil. 

Did you know:  Kala Chana is rich in fibre and provides 13 grams of dietary fiber. A high-fiber diet lowers your cholesterol levels and helps prevent constipation. Fiber also helps regulate blood sugar levels in people suffering from diabetes. Kala Chana is also rich in calcium and iron. The vitamin C in kala chana helps improve the absorption of iron in the blood.

Serve Healthy Kala Chana Pakora Recipe along with Mumbai Style Tawa Pulao Recipe with Moong Sprouts and Carrot Tadka Raita Recipe- Crunchy Grated Carrot In Yogurt for a complete meal. 

You could also serve it at tea time along with Green chutney and Masala Chai Recipe - Indian Spiced Tea.

If you liked the Healthy Kala Chana Pakora Recipe you can try our other Pakora Recipes

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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

500 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

515 M

Makes:

7 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Kala Chana (Black Chickpeas)
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped 
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped 
  • 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped 
  • 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped 
  • 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped 
  • Salt , salt to taste 
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder ,  
  • 2 sprig Mint Leaves (Pudina) , finely chopped 
  • teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
  • teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon juice

How to make Healthy Kala Chana Pakora Recipe - Black Chickpea Pakora

  1. To begin making the Healthy Kala Chana Pakora Recipe, wash and soak the kala chana overnight in a bowl of water. 

  2. Next morning, transfer the kala chana and the water into the pressure cooker and pressure cook on medium flame for 30 minutes. Turn off the flame and allow the pressure to release naturally. 

  3. Once the pressure has released, drain the water and transfer the kala chana into a mixing bowl. 

  4. Mash the cooked kala chana with your fingers, to this bowl add the chopped onion, ginger, garlic, green chilli, coriander leaves, mint leaves, lemon juice  and the dry masalas- salt,  chaat masala, amchur, cumin powder and finally add besan.

  5. Mix well and bring the Kala Chana Pakora mixture together. 

  6. Heat a kuzhi paniyaram pan on medium heat, add very little oil in each of the cavities, drop a tablespoon of the Kala Chana Pakora mixture in each of those cavities and cook for 3-4 minutes.

  7. Flip on the other side and cook till until the Kala Chana Pakora turns brown in colour.

  8. Remove the Kala Chana Pakora from the paniyaram pan and place it on a plate with absorbent paper to drain the excess oil. 

  9. Serve Healthy Kala Chana Pakora Recipe along with Mumbai Style Tawa Pulao Recipe with Moong Sprouts and Carrot Tadka Raita Recipe- Crunchy Grated Carrot In Yogurt for a complete meal. 

  10. You could also serve it at tea time along with Green chutney and Masala Chai Recipe - Indian Spiced Tea.

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