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Boiled Kala Chana



Boiled Kala Chana are a nutritious and delicious snack, high in protein, fiber, and other essential vitamins and minerals. It can be enjoyed as it is, or added to salads, soups, stews, and other dishes. They can also be mashed and used as a spread or dip. Boiled chickpeas are a great source of plant-based protein and can be a great addition to any meal.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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kala chana (black chickpeas)

1 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


1 tablespoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste

onion, finely chopped


tomatoes, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped


cumin powder

1 teaspoon

coriander leaves, finely chopped

1 teaspoon



Step 1:

Soak the kala chana overnight in enough water.

Step 2:

Drain the water and pressure cook the kala chana with enough water and salt for 3-4 whistles.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.

Step 4:

When the cumin seeds start to crackle, add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add the chopped onion and sauté till it turns golden brown.

Step 6:

Add the chopped tomatoes, green chillies, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, amchur powder and salt.

Step 7:

Sauté for a few minutes till the tomatoes are cooked.

Step 8:

Add the cooked kala chana and mix well.

Step 9:

Add 1/2 cup of water and simmer for 5-7 minutes.

Step 10:

Add cumin powder and coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 11:

Serve hot with chapatis or rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 25276 users have chowed down on Boiled Kala Chana a whopping 42567 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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