Split Fried Channa
- 1 lb. dried chick peas
- 2 tbsp garlic minced
- 1 tbsp Chadon Beni minced
- hot pepper to taste chopped (optional)
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 Tbsp. salt or to taste
- Coconut oil for frying
- Soak channa overnight making sure the water covers the peas. Rinse and drain.
- Boil in water with baking soda added until it froths. Drain under cold water.
- Roll between a towel or cloth to remove skins easily.
- Note: This is where the work starts. You’ll have to remove the skins of the whole batch.
- Add channa to deep pot.
- Cover with oil.
- Fry over a low flame until golden brown and drain on paper towels.
- Add garlic, hot pepper, chadon beni and salt in a bowl.
- Add fried channa and mix thoroughly. Serve cool. Enjoy!
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