Bihari Aloo Chana: Potato and Black Chickpea Curry

 

Aloo chana is an easy-to-cook Bihari recipe that uses kala chana (black chickpea) - the smaller, thicker-skinned sibling of Kabuli chana (white chickpea).

What you will need

Potatoes – 2 medium

Kala chana (black chickpeas), dried – 1 cup

Onions – 1 medium

Tomatoes – 2 medium

Ginger – 4 cloves

Ginger – 1/2 inch stick

Green chilies – 2

Salt – to taste

Chana masala – 1 teaspoon

Cumin powder – 1/2 teaspoon

Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon

Bay leaf – 1

Mustard oil – 1/2 tablespoon

Finely chopped onions

Finely chopped coriander leaves

Lime wedges

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