Kala Chana Sabzi

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15 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 14%
Carbs 36%
Fats 50%
High Fiber
Gluten Free
Lactose Free

This high fiber, gluten free, lactose free, no dairy and no added sugar dry vegetable recipe is sure to stimulate your tastebuds. The popular vegetarian and vegan indian recipe is a perfect dinner and lunch main course dish. The savoury and flavorful recipe provides a boost of total fiber - 23%, iron (fe) - 15% and calcium - 11% to your daily meals and makes it more nutritionally diverse. The recipe goes perfectly with chapati with oil, jowar bhakri, butter naan or bajra bhakri.


  • 1.5 Tbsp Black Chickpea (Chana)
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Onion
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Tomato
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Soak and boil chana

  • Step 1

    Heat oil in a pan

  • Step 2

    Add jeera, chopped onion and saute

  • Step 3

    Once the jeera starts crackling, add chopped tomato, haldi, dhania powder, red chilli powder, salt and saute

  • Step 4

    Once the oil starts leaving the sides of the oniontomato masala and the tomatoes are softened, mix the previously boiled black chana, mix, cover and allow it to cook

  • Step 5

    Serve hot with chapattis

Healthy Twist

A Sprinkle of Black Sesame Seeds is an Excellent Source of Antioxidants & Helps Regulate Blood Pressure

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Red Chilli
Chickpea Flour (Besan)
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(126gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 11gm 4.1%
Dietary Fiber 7gm 26.6%
Protein 5gm 10.2%
Total Fat 8gm 9.9%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 138 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 40 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 24 minutes
  • Bicycling 19 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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