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Black Chana Boiled



Black Chana Boiled is a popular Indian dish made with black chickpeas. The chickpeas are boiled until they are soft and can be eaten as is or combined with spices and then consumed.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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black chana (kala chana)

1 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


2 cups



Step 1:

Soak the black chana overnight in water.

Step 2:

Drain the water and rinse the chana.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds.

Step 4:

When the cumin seeds start to crackle, add the chana and stir for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add all the spices and salt and stir for a few seconds.

Step 6:

Add 2 cups of water and close the lid of the pressure cooker.

Step 7:

Cook for 3-4 whistles or until the chana is cooked.

Step 8:

Serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 25292 users have chowed down on Black Chana Boiled a whopping 49695 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Chandigarh, Delhi, Indore, Bengaluru are the top 5 cities gobbling up Black Chana Boiled like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Black Chana Boiled, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Black Chana Boiled is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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