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White Chana Curry



White Chana Curry is a popular Indian dish made with white chickpeas, spices, and herbs. It is usually served with rice or roti. The chickpeas are cooked in a flavorful tomato-based sauce that is spiced with cumin, coriander, turmeric, and other spices.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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white chickpeas (soaked overnight)

2 cups

vegetable oil

2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

fenugreek seeds

1 teaspoon

onions, finely chopped


cloves garlic, minced


ginger, minced

1 teaspoon

green chillies, finely chopped


turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

tomatoes, finely chopped


chopped fresh coriander leaves

2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Drain the soaked chickpeas and set aside.

Step 2:

Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the cumin, mustard and fenugreek seeds and fry for a few seconds until they start to crackle.

Step 3:

Add the onions and fry until golden brown. Add the garlic, ginger and green chillies and fry for a few more minutes.

Step 4:

Add the turmeric, coriander, cumin and garam masala and fry for a few more minutes.

Step 5:

Add the tomatoes and fry for a few more minutes.

Step 6:

Add the chickpeas and enough water to cover the chickpeas. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for about 30 minutes or until the chickpeas are tender.

Step 7:

Add the chopped coriander leaves and season with salt to taste.

Step 8:

Serve hot with steamed rice or chapatis. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 12030 users have chowed down on White Chana Curry a whopping 26237 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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