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Boiled Chana



Boiled chana is made by boiling chickpeas in water until they are soft. Boiled chana can be made into a popular and flavourful chana chat, which can be served as a snack or as a salad with a main meal. Boiled chana chat is made by adding onions, tomatos, chilies and spices along with lemon. It is high in protein and fiber, making it a healthy and filling snack.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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dried chickpeas

1 cup

cumin seed powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

chat masala

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

salt to taste

black pepper

1 teaspoon

onion, chopped


tomato, chopped1 cucumber chopped


green chilies, chopped


chopped cilantro

1/4 cup

tbsp lemon juice



2 cups



Step 1:

Soak the chickpeas in water overnight.

Step 2:

Pressure cook the chana with salt and 2 cups of water for 8-10 whistles or until soft, but not mushy.

Step 3:

Drain the chana water and add the boiled chana to a bowl.

Step 4:

Add the coriander powder, chat masala, red chili powder, cumin powder, salt, and black pepper. Stir to combine.

Step 5:

Add the chopped onion, green chilli, tomato and cucumber.

Step 6:

Add the cilantro and lemon and stir to combine.

Step 7:

Serve as a tangy evening snack!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 45535 users have chowed down on Boiled Chana a whopping 100569 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Lucknow, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata are the top 5 cities gobbling up Boiled Chana like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Boiled Chana, 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: Boiled Chana is the food of choice for 24-27 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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