Monday, May 23, 2011

Kala Chana Salad

Black chana is also known as desi chana or kala chana. And it has high fibre content as compared to the kabuli chana or the garbanzo beans. These chanas are a healthy source of carbohydrates and is good for people with diabetes since it has low glycemic index.

Since salad can be made with variable proportions of ingredients I am just listing the ingredients without the quantities.


Ingredients:

Kala Chana- Soaked overnight and then pressure cooked for 5-6 whistles or till it's done
Onions- Chopped
Tomatoes- Chopped
Green Chillies- Chopped Finely
Coriander- Chopped Finely
Salt or Black Salt to taste
Roasted Cumin Powder
Red Chilli Powder ( Optional)
Lemon Juice
Amchur or Dry Mango Powder

Procedure:

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and toss nicely. Serve immediately.

Variation:
Linking this to MLLA# 35 hosted by Kannada Cuisine event of Susan


For a tongue tickling chole chaat check out the space of Grishma at Zaika Zabardast.

42 comments:

  1. I had the same thing just now :)

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  2. Send me your bowl Priti :)

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  3. Love this salad ..kala chana is fav at home..:)

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  4. Never says no to channa salad, simply inviting and wonderful..

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  5. lovely looking salad ,very healthy and nutritious ...yumm

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  6. A very nice click. Simple and quick. thanks for sharing

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  7. we make this at home...i like it :)

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  8. The salad is very tempting! Just perfect!

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  9. The salad is very tempting! Just perfect!

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  10. Absolutely drool worthy! Love all these flavors ... Nice click!

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  11. Salad looks so colourful and delicious.... It is oozing nature's goodness filled with nutrients that can cheer up any tired soul:)
    Reva

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  12. Love this ~ I could eat that whole thing in o time :) Healthy, filling n tasty!
    US Masala

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  13. very healthy salad...romba naal aachu saapittu...remind pannathukku thanx raji :)

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  14. it sure look delicious and it is very healthy too..

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  15. Hi Raji,
    The kala channa salad is one of my FAVORITE. I love making this salad and now will follow your recipe next time. A perfect healthy and fresh salad to accompany food anytime...cheers !

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  16. Raji a perfect nutritious snack. I make it the same way but usually have it along with thick yogurt.

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  17. Hello dear! This is a very healthy one! Ur blog has so many wonderful recipes... Loving to follow u..

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  18. Hi Raji,

    Thanks for the tongue ticking recipe.. Reminded me of Delhi...and the tangy Channa Chat and of course fond memories that comes with it :)

    Smitha @ Kannadacuisine

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  19. love this great legume- and salads are so tasty made with chana!

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  20. Delicious and drool worthy..tempting me a lot.

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  21. I love kala chana !! this salad looks so wonderful and delicious !!

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  22. I love this! You reminded me of my school days! We used to get in a stall outside our school.

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  23. That looks yummy Raji!! I should be sleeping right now but after looking at your salad I m starving!!! :)

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  24. that looks colourful and lovely..good one..I even loved your oats praline ice cream..looks awesome..

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  25. That would make a healthy and delicious snack. I'm gonna serve it for Iftar parties during Ramadan..:)

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  26. Loved this way of eating channa , have to try this,yummy!

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  27. Love this kale chana and you made them perfect by making it as a salad.

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  28. loved the salad..healthy one..will try this out :)

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  29. Salad looks wonderful, yummy and tempting.

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  30. Wow Raji..the salad looks so colourful and healthy.
    Thanks for dropping by my space and leaving your valuable comments.
    Will keep coming back to explore more of these yumm recipes..

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  31. kala chana are so tasty .. I like them with rice .. couscous .. and even just plain with salt and pepper :) Great recipe !

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  32. Very nutricious.First time here. I would love to follow you. Do visit me when you get a chance.
    Show and Tell

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  33. make something similar with the white chanas! ur plate looks tempting- pass it on !

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  34. What a delightful and healthy salad! I love that it is chunky and so colorful as well :)

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  35. A perfect healthy evening snack..

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