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Boiled White Chana



Boiled white chana is a popular Indian dish made with white chickpeas. The chickpeas are pressure cooked in salted water until they are soft. Boiled chickpeas can then be added to make curries, salads, chaats and even dips such as hummus. Boiled white chana is a healthy and nutritious dish that is high in protein and fiber. They may help lower cholesterol levels and help in weight management.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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white chana

1 cup


2 cups


1 teaspoon

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste



Step 1:

Soak the white chana in water for at least 8 hours.

Step 2:

Drain the water and rinse the chana.

Step 3:

In a pressure cooker, add the chana, 2 cups of water, salt, cumin powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, amchur powder, oil, and ginger-garlic paste.

Step 4:

Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 3-4 whistles.

Step 5:

Once the pressure is released, open the lid and check if the chana is cooked.

Step 6:

Serve the boiled white chana with roti or rice. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 18515 users have chowed down on Boiled White Chana a whopping 37291 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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