• 132. chickpea curry (chana nu shaak)

    July 28, 2012mayurisjikoni

    get your protein   Chana, bengal gram, Egyptian beans, garbanzo beans, chickpeas,whatever you know them as are very healthy. Nunu always says  ‘eat chana and become strong like a horse’. Red, brown or black chickpeas are suppose to a dieter’s delight. Half a cup of these chickpeas contains nearly 6g of protein and 5g of fiber. Half a cup of boiled chickpeas is only around 140 calories. I try to include these beans as often as I can in my daily diet. Add to salads, boil in salt water and drizzle with lemon and olive oil or make a curry or shaak. Boiled chana stays in the fridge for several days. These beans are rich in dietary fiber, folates, manganese, tryptophan and protein besides many…

     
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