Achaari Chana
This dish has a brilliant twist of pickle flavours in chana.
Chef Gautam Mehrishi Achaari Chana Recipe

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-10-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Min


  • 1 cup white chick peas boiled; 2 to 3 tbsp fennel seeds; 2 to 3 tbsp mustard seeds; 1 to 2 tsp salt; 1 to 2 tbsp black sesame; 1 tomato; 5 to 6 tbsp mustard oil; 1 to 2 tsp cumin seeds; 1 to 2 tbsp fenugreek seeds; 1½ tsp red chilli powder; 1 tsp dry mango powder; 3 to 4 coriander leaves; Lukewarm water; 1 to 2 tsp mustard oil; 6 to 7 green chillies


  1. 1

    In a pan roast fennel seeds, mustard seeds, sesame seeds, fenugreek seeds and salt.
  2. 2

    ; Roast on a low flame and then grind them.
  3. 3

    ; Heat mustard oil in another pan, add cumin seeds, red chilli powder, dry mango powder, chopped tomato, chopped coriander and some water.
  4. 4

    ; Cook till the whole thing becomes soft.
  5. 5

    ; Heat mustard oil in a pan.
  6. 6

    ; Slit green chillies and fill them with ground masala.
  7. 7

    ; Fry the chillies in a pan and place them aside.
  8. 8

    ; In a bowl, add boiled white chickpeas and marinate with the leftover ground masala.
  9. 9

    ; Add it to the pan with masala and cook for two minutes.
  10. 10

    ; Plate the Achaari Chana with the fried green chillies and garnish with fennel seeds.
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Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves a fragrant pot of desi ghee, biking through the Himalayas and adding a twist to Indian food, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he’s never looked back! He’s a familiar face on television, including LF where he hosts multiple shows.

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