Chana Salan | Cholay Salan | Chick Peas Curry


Cholay Salan or Chana Salan is one of the most popular recipes of Pakistan and Indian Punjab Areas. People eat Chick Peas Curry or Chana Salan in the morning with Puri or roti. They love to eat during lunch or dinner also. Make the chana recipe in your kitchen.



Chana Salan | Cholay Salan | Chick Peas Curry


Check pea ½ kg (boiled)

Red chili, 1 tbsp

Salt as taste

1 tbsp whole coriander

Paprika powder, 1 tbsp

Cinnamon, 2-3

Turmeric powder, 1 tbsp

Whole cumin, 1 tbsp

Bay leaf, 2-3

Whole black pepper, 1 tbsp

Green cardamom, 4-5

Cloves, 6-7

Ginger powder, 1 tbsp

Garlic powder, 1tbsp

Fried onion, 2 medium-sized

Yogurt, ½ cup

Fresh coriander for garnishing

Oil for cooking


Chana Salan | Cholay Salan | Chick Peas Curry

Preparation Method:


In a pot add soaked chickpea.

Then add baking powder.

Boil it until chickpeas are soft.

In a blender, add yogurt and fried onion. Blend it till the mixture becomes a paste.

In a deep cooking pot add oil and heat on a medium-low flame.

Add 1 tablespoon of garlic powder. Then add the prepared paste in it.

In a grinder, add leaves, dry ingredients except for green cardamom, bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon.

Grind it well till it comes in powder form.

Take out in the bowl add bay leaves, cinnamon, green cardamom, and cloves.

Mix it well and pour it in the cooking pot.

Combine well and add chickpeas and cover it cook it for 10 minutes.

In another frying pan add 2 tbsp of oil and 1tbsp of the prepared powder mixture.

Fry it till color is change.

Give a tarka on chickpeas.

Garnish it with fresh coriander leaves.

Cholay Salan is ready.

Serve it with lachha paratha or Nan.


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