Entry from British & World English dictionary
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’.
From Hindi canā.
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