Channa dal usli/ spicy flavoured chickpeas

Ganesha festival is one of the amazing and most favourite festival done in India.

And I’m always excited about this festival from childhood, those decoration, those different kind of sweets that we offer to Ganesha is just amazing to see.

Seeing Ganesha idol everywhere is a big festival to my eyes.

And as we all know Ganesha is found of foods. And there is just 5 days to go for festival, so from today I’m going to share few of the recipes those loved by Ganesha, so that we can offer in front of the Bappa for festival.

Hope you all like it 😊

Today’s recipe is channa dal usli/spicy flavoured chickpeas, it’s super healthy food and easy to make.


  1. Two cup chickpeas
  2. 4 green chillies finely chopped
  3. Half cup freshly grated coconut
  4. Pinch of hing
  5. Mustered seeds half tsp
  6. Curry leaves few
  7. Chopped coriander leaves few
  8. Lemon juice 1tsp
  9. Half tsp turmeric powder
  10. Salt
  11. Oil 4tsp


Soak Channa dal over night or atleast 8 to 9 hours, then pressure cook with salt for 5 to 6 whistles or according to your pressure cooker method. (Mine takes 6 whistles)

Once it’s done drain all water and keep aside, then in a mixer grinder add coconut and green chillies then grind well without adding water.

Then heat the pan, add oil and mustard seeds once mustard seeds crackle add hing, curry leaves, coconut and chilli paste and turmeric powder then saute for few minutes.

Then add salt as per the taste, add cooked chickpeas , chopped coriander , lemon juice and mix well.

That’s it the prasadam is ready for Bappa.

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