Khatte Channe Recipe

Prep Time:

20

Cook Time:

30

Serves:

Level:

About the Recipe

A tangy serving of channas, mild spices and tamarind paste, fat free

Ingredients

Chilli powder|Dhaniar|Garam Masala|Garlic|Ginger|Green chillies|Haldi|Imli paste|Kabuli channas|Onions|Pudina leaves|salt|Zeera

Preparation

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