Dahi Chana/Jaisalmer Chane or Jaiselmeri chana a very tasty yet simple dish made with black chickpeas/kala chana simmered in yogurt/dahi with very few spices .Jaisalmeri Chane /Jaisalmer chana is very  creamy delicious gravy made  without onions ,ginger garlic and tomatoes .It goes well with chapati/phulkas or steamed rice .Personally I love it with methi thepla /besan ki roti .
The gravy can be kept semi dry too..This dish uses very little oil so its a healthy and yummy dish too.

khatte chane,dahi chana,chae jaisalmeri

  • 2 cup black chana( boiled)
  • 1 cup curds
  • 2  to 3 tbsp besan/gram flour/ as needed
  • 1/2 tsp jeera/cumin seeds
  • 1tsp mustard seeds
  • 2  tsp red chilli powder/as needed 
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp hing/asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp haldi /turmeric powder 
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp sugar ( optional)
  • 1.5 tsp oil/desi ghee
  • curry leaves a sprig(optional)
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • salt to taste.
how to make jaisalmer chane

  • Soak the chana in sufficeint water and pressure cook with salt .
  • In a bowl whisk the curds well ,add the chilli coriander and garam masla powder also add little water and sugar and besan and mix well so that there are no lumps.
  • Heatt a pan/ vessel put the whisked curds and the boiled chana.
  • Let it simmer over low flame ,stir ocassionally.
  • Let this come to nice boil add salt and mix .
  • In a small vessel heat oil /ghee and add the /asafoetida/hing,curry leaves and the cumin ,mustard seeds and green chillies .
  • Once it splutters add this tadka/tempering  to the chana mixture.
  • Let it boil for a min.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves .
  • Enjoy hot with roti/.rice/phulkas.
khate chane ,dahi chana recipe

no onion garlic recipes

Calzone also called as folded pizza is a yummy snack perfect to serve for parties or as kids lunch box the filling can be of your choice I have used chicken and capscicum filling and my homemade homemade pizza sauce .You'll love this cheesy yummy calzone and your kids will be asking for more.
for the bread
2 cups flour
1 tbsp milkpowder
1 tbsp sugar
3/4 cup water
1.5 tsp yeast
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp oil.

  for the filling recipe  click here
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1.5 tsp oregano
1 cup grated cheese
melted butter for brushing

  • Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water along with 1 tbsp sugar let it sit for a while till its frothy.
  • Mix the flour,salt,milk powder together in a bowl ,to this add the yeast .
  • Start kneading to a soft dough adding milk,melted butter.
  • Once it turns to a soft sticky mass slowly add in the oil .
  • Knead well for 8-10 min till you get a smooth soft dough.
  • Cover the bowl with cling wrap and set aside for 1 hr or   till it doubles the size.
  • Once it has doubled punch down and knead for 4-5 min.
  • Divide into balls .
  • Roll it flat like a chapatti.
  • Place the pizza sauce and  filling in the centre 
  • top it with cheese 
  • sprinkle little oregano
  • fold it and the ends seal .
  • brush the top with melted butter  and sprinkle oregano
  • bake at 180 degree Celsius for 20-35 min

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