Channa Madra
A delicious chana preparation with love from Himachal Pradesh.
Channa Madra Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- 4

Cooking Time

-35 - 40 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 20 Min


  • 1 cup Ghee
  • 3 to 4 Cloves
  • 1 tsp Cumin seed
  • 1 Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 2 cups Chickpeas
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1 tbsp Rice and 2 Green cardamom paste
  • water
  • salt as per test.


  1. 1

    In Ghee add Cloves, Cumin seed, Cinnamon sticks, Black Cardamom and let it splutter.
  2. 2

    Add Asafoetida, Turmeric powder, Red chilli powder, Boiled Chickpeas, Coriander powder and sauté.
  3. 3

    Add curd stir well.
  4. 4

    Add Rice and Green Cardamom paste and stir.
  5. 5

    Add Water and Salt as needed.
  6. 6

    Drizzale ghee and serve with steamed Rice.
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Chef Ajay Chopra is a master of progressive Indian cuisine. During a stint in the UK, he was voted one of the eight best Indian chefs of London. He also guides restaurateurs, catering companies, event management companies and large facility management organisations to create menus and concepts to optimise their culinary skills.

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