Gujarati-Style Black and Yellow Chickpeas with a Spicy-Sweet Sauce

Kala Aur Kabuli Chana

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4 cups

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

I sampled a rendition of this dal at the home of my childhood friend Pinank on a recent visit to Mumbai. His mother, an exceptional cook and compassionate being, filled my stainless steel bowl with this spicy-rich curry and made sure there was an unending supply of her famous handkerchief-thin rotlis, smothered with ghee, to go with it. No matter how tight my traveling schedule may be, when I am in India, I always make time for a meal at her table. With fare like thi