Steamed Chickpea Cake | Authentic Surati Khaman

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A fluffy and spiced lentil cake made with whole chickpeas, ginger, and yogurt. You can make this delicious recipe using a steaming vessel, waffle/pancake maker, or in a microwave.

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INGREDIENTS:
1 cup chana daal (split chick-peas)
1 tbsp fresh ginger paste
1 tbsp fresh green chili paste (jalapeno, serrano, thai)
3 tbsp plain yogurt or 1/2 juiced lemon
2 tbsp oil plus some for coating
pinch turmeric (optional)
2 tbsp eno (fruit salt)
1/2 tsp hing (asafoetido)
TEMPERED OIL:
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp whole mustard seeds
1 tbsp jeera (optional)
2 tbsp shredded fresh coconut (optional)
1/2 tsp hing
largely chopped fresh green chili peppers
EQUIPMENT:
steaming vessel with a tray that fits inside -I use 9 round trays
butter knife
blender
large spatula
small pot for tempered oil
large bowl to mix final contents
OPTIONAL METHODS TO COOK:
Instant Pot to ferment (optional)
Coffee Mug for microwave khaman
Waffle Maker for Waffle Khaman

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE BATTER

  1. Wash the daal and soak for 8 hours. (I soak it in the blender for less cleaning)

See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
127

Sodium
187mg
7% DV

Fat
12g
18% DV

Protein
1.0g
1% DV

Carbs
2g
0% DV

Fiber
0.7g
2% DV