March 7, 2013

Channa with a Mexican taco seasoning

I had little left over channa and potato,i just wanted to make it a snack.I wanted to make it Chinese and ended up doing Mexican.It was nice ,the taco seasoning added a quite a kick to the dish.I have added mustard it is quite optional.You can add green chillies if you want to spice it up.


  1. Channa- 1 cup,cooked
  2. Potato- 1 ,small,cooked and diced
  3. Onion- 1 ,small ,chopped
  4. Chilli Powder- 1/2
  5. Corinader Pwd-1/4
  6. Taco seasoning-1/4 tsp
  7. Tomato Ketchup-1/2 tsp
  8. Salt as needed
  9. Oil- 1 tsp 
  10. Lemon juice - 2 drops


  1. Heat oil in a pan,add the ketchup.
  2. Add the onion and saute it well.
  3. Add the channa and potato ,add red chilli,coriander,taco seasoning,salt,give it a stir and cook in medium for 5min.garnish with cilantro.
  4. Add a drop of lemon juice and serve as a snack.

Linking this to Priyas -Cooking with seeds event.

 Linking to Nupurs event - Whats my cuppa event  Hosted by Nivedhanam


  1. Nice twist to channa by adding taco seasoning!! Delicious!

  2. Nice twist. Tempting dish. U stop visiting me.

  3. Such a wonderful dish, even i want to make some with taco seasoning sounds awesome.

  4. I love Channa and I love Mexican food this is really a lovely combination. I tried to contact you but did not find a contact form hence replied to your comment in the blueberry muffin post hope it turned out well dear let me know ;)

  5. Love the new avatar of the g bean.

  6. Nice seasoning. would be great in a wrap

  7. Chinese or Mexican...channa looks so delicious....:-)

  8. Mexican seasoning on Chana..Sounds super yum Meena :)

  9. thnx guys for u r lovely comments

  10. thats an innovative dish:)
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    when you get time pls visit mine

  11. yummy super channa with mexican touch..

  12. very aromatic and very flavorful channa!!! Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

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  13. Looks yummy and tempting Meena :-)