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Author anubond101 Yield No Value
Published Aug 23, 2012 Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Recipe Type Soups/Salads Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Other Standing Time 25 Minutes
Description: Harabara Channa Soup is a delicious, refreshing and nutritious recipe consists of black chickpeas or kala channa as the basis for this soup broth cooked along with few aromatic spices. Black beans are a great source of many dietary needs and this humble legume is a great way to prepare and eat as a meal or as a condiment for other foods.


Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Cumin Powder Pinch
Pepper Powder Pinch
Turmeric Powder Pinch
Hing (asafoetida) Pinch
Green Chillies, Crushed 2-3 Numbers
Garlic Cloves, Crushed 4-5 Numbers
Curry Leaves few Springs
Cumin Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Ghee/ Clarified Butter 1 Tablespoons
Desi Black Channa, Boiled 2 Cup
Salt To Taste
Water As Needed


1. Soak the black kala overnight, pressure cook the channa the next day with little salt. Use this water for making this soup. Take little channa and grind to a paste and mix it well with the channa water and keep aside.
2. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds, curry leaves, crushed garlic, green chillies and sauté well till the garlic are slightly browned.
 3. Add pinch of hing, turmeric powder, jeera powder, pepper powder and sauté all the spices until flavourful.
 4. Add salt to taste and the water of black chickpeas and allow it to boil.
 5. After it comes to a full boil, the soup is ready.

Recipe Tips

You can adjust the consistency of the soup as per your choice.
Posted Aug 23, 2012

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