noun[mass noun] Indian
- Chickpeas, especially when roasted and prepared as a snack: my cousin bought his channa, all crisp and pepperedMore 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’.
from Hindi canā.