Kala Chana Cutlet Recipe

Japleen Kaur

Japleen Kaur
Dec 2020

2 min read
Kala chana cutlet

Cooking Time

30 minutes

Total Time

40 minutes

  • 1/2 katori boiled kala chana
  • 1 tsp of chopped peppers
  • 1/4 tsp chives
  • 1/2 tsp Haldi
  • 1 tsp chopped coriander+ mint leaves
  • Chopped green chilies-to taste
  • 1 tbsp of besan to bind
  • Garam masala - to taste
  • 1tsp ginger- garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • Today we are making a Kala chana cutlet which is really delicious. Moreover, Kala chana is an ideal food for diabetic patients. One serving of black chickpea contains 13 grams of dietary fiber.

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    Kala chana cutlet
    • Take all the vegetables.
    • Then, cook them separately, finely mash them.
    • Now, mix all the spices and use besan for binding and then make it into round cutlets.
    • Shallow fry in a non-stick pan or you can also use an air fryer.
    • Serve hot.

    Tips while making Kala Chana Cutlets

    • To avoid moisture in the cutlets, it is highly recommended to drain the chickpeas well. Because moisture may ruin the cutlets.
    • For that perfect uniform-looking cutlet, take an ice cream scoop and measure the cutlet dough. This way, you will end up with perfectly-shaped cutlets.


    • Kala chana is a good source of antioxidants that promote heart health and reduce the risk of heart disease.
    • Fiber will control cholesterol levels which also promotes cardiovascular health.
    • Including black gram in your daily diet bulks up your stool and also makes bowel movement easier.
    • Black gram is also high in key vitamins and minerals that are beneficial to your hair’s health.
    • A handful of soaked black gram in the morning will keep you energized for the rest of the day.
    • So, regularly eating soaked black chana helps to keep your blood sugar levels in check.



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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Black Channa Good For Weight Loss?

    • Soaked chana is nutrient-dense and also low in calories.
    • It’s high in protein and fiber, and it has a low glycemic index.
    • The high fiber content will satisfy your hunger pang.s Thus it prevents you from overeating or bingeing on bad snacks.

    What Is Kala Channa Cutlet?

    Kala Channa Cutlet is a vegetarian snack or appetizer made with black chickpeas (also known as kala channa) and mashed potatoes. The mixture is shaped into cutlets, coated with bread crumbs, and then fried until crispy.

    What Are The Ingredients Required For Making Kala Channa Cutlet?

    The main ingredients required for making Kala Channa Cutlet are boiled kala channa, mashed potatoes, onions, green chilies, ginger, garlic, coriander leaves, red chili powder, garam masala powder, lemon juice, salt, and bread crumbs.

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