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Fried Masala Chana

Cuisine North Indian
Dish Type Deep Fried Dishes
Author Srivalli


  • 1 cup Kabuli Chana
  • Oil for Deep frying
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 to 4 tbsp Besan / Fried Gram flour
  • 2 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 1 tsp Red Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • A pinch Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp Amchoor Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala
  • Lemon juice few drops


  • Wash and soak the dried Kabuli chana overnight. Next day, change the water couple of times and drain it well. Shade dry the chana over muslin cloth for nearly 6 -7 hrs or until the chana is completely dried.
  • When you are ready to deep fry, take the chana in a bowl, add all the ingredients. Sprinkle water and mix together. The flour and the spices should coat the chana nicely. Finally add lemon juice and combine everything well again.
  • Heat a kadai with oil, when the oil is hot, drop in the channa and cook on all sides till its done.
  • Drain on to a kitchen towel using a slotted spatula.
  • Serve with tea/coffee and store in an air tight container.
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