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baked chana jor garam
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baked chana jor garam recipe

Air fryer chana jor garam is a great way of enjoying black chickpeas.This can be baked as well
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Appetizers, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Indian Cuisine, Vegan
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: baked chana jor garam, chana chor garam, chana jor garam
Servings: 4


  • air fryer/ fan forced oven
  • pressure cooker/ instant pot


  • 1 cup black chickpeas soaked overnight
  • 2 teaspoon Salt
  • Oil spray/1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 green chilly chopped
  • Coriander for garnish


For chana jor garam

  • Pressure cook the black chickpeas with little salt and 2-3 cups of water for 2 whistles or until soft.
  • While they are warm, place few chickpeas between baking sheet/butter paper.
  • Press few of them with a flat pan/plate.
  • Transfer them to baking tray,toss them with 1 tablespoon oil or use an oil spray.
  • Bake them in a oven at 160 C for 15-20 minutes.

For air fryer version

  • Preheat air fryer for 5 mins at 160 deg C.
  • Air fry at 160 deg C for 13-15 mins.
  • Store them in an air-tight jar.

To make chaat

  • Toss the flattened chickpeas with remaining ingredients to make a nice and healthy chat/snack.
  • Serve immediately.


Transfer the baked chana jor garam to an air tight container,else it will loose the crunch.


Serving: 1g