Jaisalmeri Chane

Jaisalmeri Chane

From   India Unlimited

Prep: 9 hours

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Main Course

Type: Rajasthani

Key Ingredients:

Chickpeas cooked with a flavourful masala and yogurt


  • Chickpeas, boiled 150 gms
  • Ghee 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 2 tsps
  • Black cardamoms 2
  • Cinnamon (dalchini) 1 inch
  • Asafoetida 1 pinch
  • Medium onion, chopped 1
  • Garlic cloves, crushed 6
  • Green chillies, chopped 4
  • Salt to taste
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Gram flour (besan) 3 tbsps
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Chana masala 2 tsps
  • Chilli oil for garnishing
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped for garnishing


  • Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan and add cumin seeds, black cardamom and cinnamon and saute.
  • Add asafoetida and onion and saute. Add garlic, green chillies and salt and saute till the onion becomes golden brown.
  • Take yogurt in a bowl, add gram flour and a little water and whisk till smooth. Add cumin powder, garam masala powder and chana masala and mix well. Add this mixture to the onion.
  • Add boiled chickpeas and cook till the gravy becomes thick.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with chilli oil and coriander leaves and serve hot.