Hara Chana Recipe
Hara or Green Chana Recipe:
What we need.
Grind all the above ingredients in a mixer to a fine paste.
How to Cook:
Drain the water from the soaked chickpeas and wash them twice. Put them in a pressure cooker add 1/2 tsp salt and cook until three – four whistles.
Heat a pan and add oil. Add the tempering ingredients to it and splutter them.
Then add the grounded masala paste to it and give it a good mix.
Then add cooked green chickpeas and garam masala and give it a good mix. Add water if required and adjust the consistency. Cook it for five minutes on low flame.
Garnish it with butter and coriander leaves and serve hot.
Did you know:
Benefits of eating Hara Chana or Chickpeas:
- · Green chanas are rich In Proteins. Which is a micronutrient, important for the muscle growth.
- · Green chanas are rich source of vitamins A and C, which are both important during winters, as they have antioxidant properties.
- · As Green chickpeas are loaded with protein, they can boost the hair growth and can also help in enhancing the quality.
- · Green chanas are packed with zinc which help by releasing vitamin A from the liver, which can be used by eye tissue to improve eye sight.
- · Green chanas are full of nutrients which provide a good amount of cell energy, which further helps in the development of the nervous system.
- · Green chickpeas are low in glucose level, hence great for managing blood sugar levels.
- · Green chickpeas contain the soluble fiber, one of the most important factors for reducing cholesterol and stabilizing heart functioning.
- · The protein and fiber in chickpeas help keep our appetite under control and promote fullness which benefits in weight loss.
Chickpeas are a very healthy. As said above they are high in vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein. All these nutrients are most essential for human body, hence their benefits range from weight management to blood sugar control. Including chickpeas in our diet regularly will support our health and may reduce the risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease and cancer. They’re easily available at most grocery stores. We can prepare various dishes from them, and they make an excellent meat alternative in vegetarian and vegan meals.