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Chana Curry



Chana Curry is a popular Indian dish made with chickpeas, spices, and herbs in a tomato onion based gravy. It is usually served with rice or roti. The chickpeas are boiled or pressure cooked and then cooked with spices, tomato and onion and till a thick gravy is formed.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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chickpeas (soaked overnight)

2 cups

vegetable oil

2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

onion (chopped)


garlic (minced)

2 cloves

ginger (minced)

1 inch

tomatoes (chopped)



1 teaspoon

Salt to taste

chopped cilantro

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add the cumin and mustard seeds and fry for a few seconds until they start to crackle.

Step 3:

Add the chopped onion and fry until golden brown.

Step 4:

Add the garlic and ginger and fry for a few more minutes.

Step 5:

Add the turmeric, coriander, garam masala, and red chili powder and fry for a few more minutes.

Step 6:

Add the chopped tomatoes and fry for a few more minutes.

Step 7:

Add the soaked chickpeas and enough water to cover the chickpeas.

Step 8:

Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 30 minutes or until the chickpeas are tender.

Step 9:

Add the sugar and salt to taste.

Step 10:

Simmer for a few more minutes.

Step 11:

Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 20815 users have chowed down on Chana Curry a whopping 41702 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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