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Soaked Chana



Soaked Chana is a type of legume. It is made by soaking black chickpeas overnight in water and drain off excess water. This soaked chana can be used as it is in salads or can be part of many cooked recipes like curries, soups, etc. It is a great source of protein and fiber, and is low in fat.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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dried chickpeas

1 cup

olive oil

2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste

onion, finely chopped


tomato, finely chopped


green chili, finely chopped


chopped cilantro

1 tablespoon


2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Soak the chickpeas overnight in enough water.

Step 2:

Drain the chickpeas and set aside.

Step 3:

Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 4:

Add the cumin seeds and let them sizzle for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add the coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, amchur powder, salt, sugar, and ginger-garlic paste.

Step 6:

Stir and cook for a few minutes.

Step 7:

Add the onion, tomato, green chili, and cilantro.

Step 8:

Cook until the vegetables are soft and the spices are fragrant.

Step 9:

Add the chickpeas and stir to combine.

Step 10:

Add enough water to cover the chickpeas and bring to a boil.

Step 11:

Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the chickpeas are tender.

Step 12:

Add the ghee and stir to combine.

Step 13:

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! 17785 users have chowed down on Soaked Chana a whopping 59255 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Soaked Chana, 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: Soaked Chana is the food of choice for 15-18 male, with people of 15-20 BMI also on board.

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