Maani recipe


  • 1/4 cup Chickpea Flour (besan)
  • 1/4 cup Black Chickpea, soaked for a couple of hours
  • 1 tsp Mustard Oil
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds (Saunf)
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • a pinch of Asoefetida
  • 2-3 tsp Amchur Powder (dry Mango Powder)
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp Sugar

Cooking Instructions

Heat mustard oil till it smoked.

Add the fennel, coriander powder, cumin powder, asoefetida and chickpea flour. Fry until it darkens and changes color.

Add the soaked chickpeas and the amchur.

Add the turmeric, salt and enough water to cook the chickpeas. Cook until it thickens. It should cook for about 10-15 minutes.

Add sugar in the last few minutes of cooking.
Serve hot with rice or rotis.

04 Mar 2011     8552 views     NON-Vegetarian       Pulses > Chickpeas

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