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Trini Spicy Channa Recipe

Yield - 2 to 4 servings


Channa/Chickpeas - 1 (15oz) can

Oil for frying - 3 cups

Garlic - 1 tsp (finely chopped)

Scotch Bonnet Pepper - 1 tsp (finely chopped)

Chadon Beni/Culantro - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)

Salt - 1/4 tsp or to taste


  1. Strain, wash and air dry channa.

  2. Make sure channa is completely dry! *IMPORTANT*

  3. Place oil into a pot and heat over high heat.

  4. Once the oil is ready for frying, fry channa until golden brown and crispy.

  5. Remove from oil and let drain for 2 minutes.

  6. Place in a bowl and add garlic, pepper, chadon beni and salt.

  7. Enjoy!

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