Kala Chana Fry (Ghugni)

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and keeps you energetic the whole day. Kala Chana Fry aka Ghugni/ghughuni is a very popular breakfast item in Bihar. Its a very simple recipe prepared by stir frying boiled kala chana with onion and light spices.This dish is tasteful as well as healthy. It also goes very well with tea or coffee. Try this recipe, I am sure you will love it and add it to your breakfast routine.

Kala Chana Fry (Ghugni)
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Servings Prep Time
2 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Kala Chana Fry (Ghugni)
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
2 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Clean one cup kala chana with water two to three times, and soak it in water for overnight. Before preparation drain all water and boil it in a pressure cooker along with 3 cups of water and salt for 3-4 whistles at medium to high heat. Once it's done, let it cool naturally. Drain all the water and keep the chana aside.
  2. Heat 3 tbsp oil in kadhi/pan at medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds. Wait till cumin seeds turn brown in color. Add chilies and saute for a few seconds. Add onion, garlic and little salt. Saute the onion till it gets sweaty about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add boiled chana and stir.
  4. Stir and fry chana till onion gets mushy.
  5. Add chaat masala and coriander leaves, then stir. Turn off the heat.
  6. Delicious and healthy chana fry or ghugni is ready for serving.
  7. Enjoy your breakfast with a cup of tea.
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