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Cooked Black Chana



Cooked black chana is made by boiling black chickpeas in water until they are soft and tender. The cooked chana is then seasoned with spices such as cumin, coriander, turmeric, and garam masala. It can be served as a side dish with rice or roti. It is a healthy and nutritious dish that is high in protein and fiber. Cooked black chana can be eaten plain or added to salads as well for a protein boost.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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black chana (soaked overnight)

2 cups


2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

ginger-garlic paste

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon

Salt to taste

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Drain the soaked black chana and keep aside.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.

Step 3:

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

Step 4:

Add the drained black chana and mix well.

Step 5:

Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, amchur powder and salt to taste.

Step 6:

Mix everything together and cook for 10-15 minutes on low flame, stirring occasionally.

Step 7:

Once the chana is cooked, turn off the flame and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Step 8:

Serve hot 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! 17481 users have chowed down on Cooked Black Chana a whopping 26906 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Cooked Black Chana, our users are head over heels in april, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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