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Kala Chana Gravy



Kala Chana Gravy is a popular Indian dish made with black chickpeas. It is a spicy and flavorful dish that is often served with rice or roti. The gravy is made with a combination of spices, onions, tomatoes, and garlic. The dish is often served with a side of yogurt or raita.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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black chickpeas (kala chana)

1 cup

onion, chopped


tomatoes, chopped


cloves garlic, minced


ginger, minced

1 teaspoon

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

amchur powder

1/2 teaspoon

chopped cilantro

1/4 cup

Salt to taste


2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Soak the black chickpeas overnight in water.

Step 2:

Drain the water and pressure cook the chickpeas for 3-4 whistles.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onions. Saute until they turn golden brown.

Step 4:

Add the minced garlic and ginger and saute for a minute.

Step 5:

Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn soft and mushy.

Step 6:

Add the cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and amchur powder. Mix well and cook for a few minutes.

Step 7:

Add the cooked chickpeas and mix well.

Step 8:

Add 1/2 cup of water and bring it to a boil.

Step 9:

Simmer the gravy for 10-15 minutes.

Step 10:

Add the chopped cilantro and salt to taste.

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! 16752 users have chowed down on Kala Chana Gravy a whopping 28740 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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