Kale Chane ke Kebabs

Kale Chane ke Kebabs is a tasty and protein rich snack made using kale chane. Chanas are soaked overnight and then boiled. They are mixed with spices and chopped onion into a thick dough type batter. The balls from this batter are then deep-fried and served with tomato ketchup or coriander mint chutney.

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve made this, every time it has been a winner. From V to his friends, relatives, family etc, they all love it. For us vegetarians, this is in close running for Best Kebabs, beside Hara Bhara Kebab & Dahi ke Kebab. As I’ve been singing praises of my mother’s food post after post, you guys must be sick of it, so I won’t bore you further – just suffice to say it is really awesome snack/ breakfast/ starter for drinks.

Chane ke Kebabs | Revisiting Through the Lens Series 8
Chane ke Kebabs | Revisiting Through the Lens Series 8

Kale Chane ke Kebabs

A really wonderful snack to go with drinks or appetizer in parties. It is simple to make with little planning & soaking of Chickpeas
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins

Ingredients

  • 250 grams black chana
  • 2 medium onions finely chopped
  • 3-4 green chilies
  • 2 Tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • to taste salt
  • a pinch asafoetida

Instructions

  • Soak channa overnight. Boil it with little salt & then allow it to cool.
  • Drain water (preserve as stock for innumerable uses) & coarsely ground channas once it is cooled. Add little water to grind if required.
  • Mix in onions, chillies & other ingredients.
  • Now form into small balls, slightly press them to flatten & deep fry them. Serve hot with chutney.

Notes

Add only enough water to grind as required. No more.

2 responses to “Kale Chane ke Kebabs”

  1. khushi says:

    Hi Deepali…thanks a lot for sending this tasty kebab recipe…..

  2. I have to give this a try too and sounds healthy as well :)

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