Sunday, June 12, 2016

Chana pakwaan

Chana Pakwaan

This is actually a Sindhi recipe of dal pakwaan.  Pakwaan is  a crispy deep fried bread. A hybrid of poori and matthi.


1 Cup white Chana  (Soaked overnite)
2 tblsp Tamarind Chutney
1/2 tsp Garam Masala
1/2 tsp Red chilly powder
1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
1/2 tsp Amchur Powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
2 tblsp Desi Ghee

For pakwan

1Cup Refined Flour
1 cup wheat flour
1/2 tsp Salt
2 tblsp Desi Ghee
Water to knead the dough
Ghee for frying


Boil the chana in 3 cups water by adding salt and turmeric powder.Boil it till tender.
Add tamarind chutney. Mix well. In wok add ghee put Chana and all masalas . Simmer till all water evaporates.

To make the pakwan mix salt and ghee in the refined flour.     Knead a soft dough.
Divide in small equal balls and roll into thin pooris. With fork prick poori allover.
Deep fry till brown.

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