#IndianSnacks Recipe: Black Channa Kebabs by Meenu Baldwa


Twinkling eyes and bright smile is the signature style of Meenu Baldwa, a resident of Indonesia for many years. She shared her spicy and healthy, vegetarian black chana kebabs at the 3rd What’s Up Chef event recently.


1 Small Cup                        Black Channa

2 Medium                           Boiled potatoes

1 tsp                                    Corn Flour

Shallots or onions finely chopped

Green chilis finely chopped

Coriander leaves chopped

Garam Masala

Amchur powder

Red chilli powder

Salt to taste


  1. Soak 1 small cup channa overnight in water
  2. Pressure cook channa for 15 minutes, cool and drain out water
  3. Dry grind the boiled channa
  4. Grate two medium boiled potatoes
  5. Mix ground channa, grated boiled potatoes, chopped onions, green chilis and coriander leaves
  6. Add garam masala, red chili powder, amchur powder and salt to taste
  7. Add one teaspoon corn flour
  8. Mix well and shape cutlets
  9. Dust cutlets with corn flour and fry in hot oil
  10. Serve hot with green chutney.
black chana kebabs by Meenu Baldwa
black chana kebabs by Meenu Baldwa

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