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Jhaneko Chana

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Praveen Bhatta


I had this recently when I visited a friend’s house.It’s very easy,quick to prepare,healthy and very tasty.After a few failed attempts I think I have manage to recreate it.

If she Is reading this,I hope I have done your recipe justice



2x 400g cans chickpeas in water                          1 tbsp vegetable oil

1 large red onion cut into long thin slices             ½ tsp turmeric powder

2 tsp finely chopped coriander                             2 dry red chillies (optional)

1 tsp ginger-finely chopped

1 ½ tsp mustard seeds


  • Drain the chickpeas and soak in hot water to warm up.
  • After about five minutes,drain the water and add onions.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a small frying pan.
  • add mustard seeds,dry red chillies and chopped ginger.
  • once the mustard seeds change colour and start popping add turmeric power and immediately remove from heat and mix into the chickpeas/onion mixture.
  • sprinkle coriander and mix well.