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How To Make Trini Fried Channa (Chickpeas Snack)

Time to get frying! Kez learns how to make Fried Channa in this week’s ‘How To?’ episode:


1lb Channa/Chick Peas

Approximately 3 cups Vegetable Oil (for deep frying)


Black Pepper

½ tbsp Hot pepper (remove seeds)

1/2 cup Chadon beni

1/3 cup Garlic

3 tbsp Masala


Remove debris from channa, place in a large bowl and cover with water.

Let this soak overnight.

Drain channa and dry thoroughly with towels.

Finely chop chadon beni, garlic and hot pepper into a large bowl.

In a deep 10inch frying pan, heat oil on med to high flame.

Deep fry channa in small portions until they float to the top and turn brown.

Remove from oil and unto paper towel to remove excess oil.

While they are still hot, add to seasoning mix and toss.

Add salt and black pepper to taste.


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