Definition of chana in English:

chana

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃʌnə
 
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(also channa)

noun

[mass noun] Indian
  • Chickpeas, especially when roasted and prepared as a snack: my cousin bought his channa, all crisp and peppered
    More example sentences
    • Chickpeas, channa or garbanzo beans are very popular here.
    • One of the most common dals is made from channa, the Indian chickpea.
    • Scoop up the tantalizing layers of finest Basmati rice, melt-in-the-mouth pieces of meat, vegetables and channa and aromatic spices and herbs, right out of the traditional large ‘lagan’.

Origin

from Hindi canā.

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