Sunday, March 6, 2016

Chickpea Nimko / Coloured Garbanzo Bean Nimko کلرڈ کابلی چنّا نمکو

Coloured Kabuli Chana Nimko is a must ingredient for Mixed Nimko. It gives a colourful appearance to mix nimko and a good taste.

Chickpea Nimko
Coloured Chickpea before Frying

  • Chickpea (Kabuli Chana/ Sufaid Chana)   250 g
  • Oil for frying
  • Red Food colour as required  1/2  to 1 teaspoon
  • Green Food Colour   as required  1/2 to 1 teaspoon
  • Yellow Food colour  as required  1/2 to 1 teaspoon
  • Baking soda 1 teaspoon
  • Pick and wash chickpea.
  • Soak in enough water for overnight  with 1 teaspoon baking soda added.
  • Wash and drain.
  • Divide soaked chickpea in three portion.
  • Take each portion in a separate pan, add water and colour separately.
  • Stay for 2 hour. 
  • Then fry in hot oil, place each portion of coloured chickpea  in a large sieve.
  • Fry in upward and downward movement, and stir with spoon during frying.
  • You can fry each colour separately and all coloures together, giving 2 minutes difference for each colour.
  • Fry till softness of Chickpea gone and crunchiness starts.
  • Remove from oil, spread over paper.
  • Chatpata Chickpea Nimko is ready.
  • Sprinkle salt or chat masala and serve.