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Boiled Kale Chana



Boiled Kale Chana is boiled black chickpeas. It is a great source of protein, fiber, and vitamins and minerals. The chickpeas are boiled until tender and then combined with vegetables like onions, tomatoes and spices. This is often served as a snack or a light meal. The water drained after boiling chana is also consumed as a soup.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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dried kale chana

1 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


1 tablespoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste

onion, chopped


tomato, chopped


green chilli, chopped


lemon juice

1 teaspoon


2 cups



Step 1:

Soak the kale chana overnight in water.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.

Step 3:

Once the cumin seeds start to crackle, add the chopped onion and sauté until it turns golden brown.

Step 4:

Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add the chopped tomato and green chilli and sauté for a few minutes.

Step 6:

Add the coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and salt and mix well.

Step 7:

Add the soaked kale chana and mix well.

Step 8:

Add 2 cups of water and bring it to a boil.

Step 9:

Reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the kale chana is cooked.

Step 10:

Add the lemon juice and mix well.

Step 11:

Serve hot with chapati or rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 13526 users have chowed down on Boiled Kale Chana a whopping 20349 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Boiled Kale Chana, our users are head over heels in september, but the interest cools down in marchdecember.

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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