Channa Batura Recipe

Channa Batura Recipe
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Channa Batura is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare North Indian Channa Batura by following this easy recipe.
Channa Batura Recipe
Preparation Time 60 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 7.8 / 10 (4 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 2
  • For Batura:
  • 2 cups All purpose flour (Maida)
  • 1 cup Milk
  • ½ cup Curd
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying
  • For Channa:
  • 1 cup Chick Peas (Kabuli Kadala)
  • 1 Onion (large chopped)
  • 1 Tomato (chopped)
  • 2 nos Green Chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Chilly Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeerakam)
  • Spices 2 each
  • ¼ cup Oil
  • Coriander Leaves for garnishing
  • Salt to taste
How to make Channa Batura:
  • For making Batura:
  • Blend (mix) all the ingredients together for making batura.
  • Mold them together to make a smooth dough.
  • Set them aside for atleast an hour.
  • Make some medium sized balls from the dough.
  • Roll them to thick big poories.
  • Deep fry them in oil for sometime.
  • For making channa:
  • Wet the channa overnight.
  • Pressure cook it, till cooked well.
  • Grind onion and make a smooth paste.
  • In a pan heat oil, and add the cumin seeds, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon.
  • Add the onion paste and ginger-garlic paste and sauté well, till the oil starts to separate.
  • Add all powders and salt and saute them for few seconds.
  • Add green chillies and tomatoes and saute, till the tomatoes blend well.
  • Add the cooked channa and stir them well.
  • Bring it to a boil till the gravy thickens.
  • Garnish it with some coriander leaves.
Goes great with hot puris.