• Kala Chana (Black Chickpea)
    Many people have never come across the black chickpea, which is a shame, because it is a very common ingredient throughout India. Black chickpea is very much like the common white chickpea but has a little more bite and nuttiness. When I was growing up in India, I only saw white chickpeas at restaurants. At home, we always ate black chickpea.  There are two Kala Chana Masala recipes that I am very familiar with (Kala is Hindi for “black”). One is with gravy, and one is without. This is a wet, gravy version of Kala Chana.  Kala Chana is often… Continue reading Kala Chana (Black Chickpea)