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Anda Chana | (Chickpeas + Eggs + Delish) | Chickpeas Egg Curry

by Pradeep Mamgain
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About Anda Chana | Anday Cholay Recipe: It is a popular dish of Lahore, Pakistan that is mostly taken in breakfast with hot naan. Mostly, people eat it at restaurants because of the perception that the taste and texture of homemade anday cholay is not at par with that of the restaurant. However, you can easily make it at home with little effort.

Anda Chana | (Chickpeas + Eggs + Delish) | Chickpeas Egg Curry

How to make anda chana

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  1. Soak chickpeas overnight in water. Boil with a little bit of salt.
  2. Take about 50 grams of boiled chickpeas and blend them in a blender or mash them. It will help in thicking the gravy.
  3. Heat a Kadhai on medium heat and then add grated onion and tomato puree. Stir until water dies up.
  4. Add cooking oil and let it heat. Add minced ginger-garlic, chopped green chilies, and whole green chilies. Add dried fenugreek leaves and mace.
  5. Add dry spices.
  6. Add yogurt and then boiled and mashed chickpeas.
  7. Add leftover chickpeas cooking water and eggs.
  8. Add baking soda and garam masala. Mix all the ingredients well. Add coriander greens.

Ingredients

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  • chickpeas (buy good quality branded chickpeas)
  • whole spices (mace)
  • dried spices (ground Kashmiri red chili,  ground coriander, ground turmeric, garam masala, mango powder, and ground black pepper) 
  • dried fenugreek leaves, coriander greens (for flavor)
  • eggs, baking soda, salt, vegetable oil, and plain yogurt
  • and for the veggies:
    • garlic, ginger, green chilies, onion, and tomato
Nutrition Facts
Anda Chana | (Chickpeas + Eggs + Delish) | Chickpeas Egg Curry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 153mg7%
Potassium 392mg11%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 879µg18%
Vitamin B6 1mg50%
Vitamin B12 1µg17%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Vitamin D 1µg7%
Vitamin E 1mg7%
Vitamin K 25µg24%
Calcium 92mg9%
Copper 1mg50%
Iron 2mg11%
Magnesium 42mg11%
Phosphorus 141mg14%
Zinc 1mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • Serving: Serve it hot with naan. You can also enjoy this curry with roti or paranthas.
  • Substitutions: Masoor lentils can be used instead of mashed chickpea to thicken the gravy.
  • If you are vegan, you can enjoy this curry without eggs as well.
Anda Chana | (Chickpeas + Eggs + Delish) | Chickpeas Egg Curry

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Anda Chana | (Chickpeas + Eggs + Delish) | Chickpeas Egg Curry

Anda Chana | Lahori Anday Cholay Recipe: Are you looking for the authentic Lahori anda chana recipe? You are at the right place.
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Course: Dal (Lentils)
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: anda chana, anday cholay, chickpeas curry, egg chickpeas curry, gluten free, keto
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Soaking Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 45 minutes
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 140kcal
Author: Pradeep Mamgain

SERVINGS

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Note: 1 cup = 250 ml | 1 tbsp = 15 ml | and 1 tsp | 5 ml

Ingredients

  • 150 grams oniongrated
  • 150 grams tomatopuree
  • 150 grams vegetable oil
  • 30 grams ginger-garlic minced
  • 2 grams green chilichopped
  • 4 grams green chiliwhole
  • 7 grams fenugreek leaves
  • 1 pc mace
  • 3 grams ground kashmiri red chili
  • 2.5 grams ground turmeric
  • 5 grams ground coriander
  • 2 grams mango powder
  • 3 grams ground black pepper
  • 180 grams plain yogurt
  • 200 grams chickpeasboiled
  • 50 grams chickpeasboiled + mashed
  • 4 pcs eggboiled
  • 2 grams baking soda
  • 2 grams garam masala
  • 30 grams coriander leaves

Instructions

  • Soak chickpeas overnight in water. Boil with a little bit of salt.
  • Take about 50 grams of boiled chickpeas and blend them in a blender or mash them.
  • Heat a Kadhai on medium heat and then add grated onion and tomato puree. Stir until water dies up.
  • Add cooking oil and let it heat. Add minced ginger-garlic, chopped green chilies, and whole green chilies. Fry ingredients for 2 minutes.
  • Add dried fenugreek leaves and mace.
  • Add Kashmiri red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, dried mango powder, and black pepper powder.
  • Cook until oil separates from the masala, it would take around 2 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add plain yogurt and then mix all the ingredients well.
  • Add 200 grams of boiled chickpeas and then mix all the ingredients well. Add 50 grams of mashed chickpeas to thicken the gravy and then mix all the ingredients well.
  • Add 1 cup of leftover chickpeas cooking water and then cook for 5 minutes. Add water if gravy is too thick. Add 4 boiled eggs.
  • Add baking soda and garam masala. Mix all the ingredients well. Add coriander greens.

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NOTES

  • Serving: Serve it hot with naan. You can also enjoy this curry with roti or paranthas.
  • Substitutions: Masoor lentils can be used instead of mashed chickpea to thicken the gravy.
  • If you are vegan, you can enjoy this curry without eggs as well.

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Nutrition

Calories → 140 kcal | Carbohydrates → 22 g | Protein → 7 g | Fat → 3 g | Saturated Fat → 1 g | Cholesterol → 8 mg | Sodium → 153 mg | Potassium → 392 mg | Fiber → 6 g | Sugar → 6 g | Vitamin A → 879 µg | Vitamin B6 → 1 mg | Vitamin B12 → 1 µg | Vitamin C → 9 mg | Vitamin D → 1 µg | Vitamin E → 1 mg | Vitamin K → 25 µg | Calcium → 92 mg | Copper → 1 mg | Iron → 2 mg | Magnesium → 42 mg | Phosphorus → 141 mg | Zinc → 1 mg

This nutritional information is approximate and is calculated using an online nutrition tool. It is based on 1 serving.

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2 comments

Sakshi February 8, 2020 - 2:56 pm

5 stars
I will definitely try this recipe. I love anything made out of eggs.

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Pradeep Mamgain February 11, 2020 - 6:46 pm

Do let me know, how it came out?

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