Posts Tagged ‘Chana’


Bengali Rasgulla

Rasgullas are homemade cheese or paneer balls soaked in chilled sugar syrup. This recipe is made using a pressure cooker.


Cabbage Chana Dal Salad

This healthy and refreshing colorful salad can brighten up any meal. Perfect for summer brunch or served with any meal.


Chana Dal

Also known as Bengal Gram. This is the most popular legume in India. Chana dal has a very low glycemic index.



Chola (Chana Masala)

Chole also known as Chana Masala is a chickpea dish cooked in a spicy tomato gravy.


Chola Tikki (Chickpeas Patties)

Chola Tikki is a spicy snack. Tikkis are also known as a chat. Just the smell of Tikki can make you hungry.


Chole Palak (Chickpeas With Spinach)

Chickpeas and spinach is a great combination and a healthy, protein rich dish. Chickpeas immersed with spicy spinach gravy. This dish can be served with roti, naan or any other bread.



Kabuli Chana / Chole

Chickpeas or Garbanzo beans are a good source of protein, manganese, dietary fiber, copper, phosphorus, and iron. Eating chickpea can lower “bad” cholesterol, give you energy, stabilize blood sugar, and provide antioxidant effects. Chickpea seeds are also eaten fresh as green vegetables.


Kala Chana (Black Chana)

Kala Chana is very high in protein and provides a nutritional meal. It has a low glycemic index and is a good protein option for people with Diabetes. Kala Chana is a variation of the commonly found chickpea but it is dark brown in color and smaller in size. It is also known as Bengal gram.


Punjabi Chola

Punjabi cholas are best compliment with baturas. The combination is known as chola batura. This is a mouth-watering dish.


Yogurt Chutney

Yogurt chutney is great paired with dosas and pudas. It is a great and less time-consuming variation from the more commonly used chutneys, such as coconut chutney.