1) 250 gms Kale Chane/Black Gram
2) 2 Onions
3) 2 Tomatoes
4) Lemon Wedges
5) 2-3 Green Chillies
6) 1/2 Teaspoon Amla Powder
7) 1 Teaspoon Coriander powder
8) 1 1/2 Teaspoon Dry Mango Powder/Amchoor
9) 1/2 Red Chilly powder
10) 1/2 Teaspoon Black pepper powder
11) 1 Teaspoon Cumin powder
12) 2 pinch dry ginger powder
13) 2-3 Cardamom seeds
14) 1″ Cinnamom Stick
15) 3-4 Cloves
16) A pinch of nutmeg
17) Salt to taste
18) Fresh coriander leaves to garnish
19) 2 Tablespoon of hot ghee
20) Fresh Ginger Julienne


* Soak the black grams in water for 8 hours
* Finely Chop the onions, tomatoes and green chillies, keep aside
* Add amla and salt to water and Boil the black gram in this water
* Cook till black grams are soft or can be broken easily between two fingers
* Drain excess water and keep aside
* Dry roast cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg
* Grind the dry roasted spices and add it to the black gram
* Add coriander, dry mango, salt, black pepper, cumin, dry ginger and red chilly
* Give a good mix and let it cook for 5 minutes to infuse the flavours of spices
* When done take off heat and pour hot ghee over the black gram and mix well
* Serve in small individual bowls and sprinkle some chaat masala
* Add chopped onions, tomatoes and green chillies
* Garnish with ginger julienne, fresh coriander leaves and a lemon wedge

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