Sookhe Kale Chane or Dry Black Chickpea Curry is a tasty, spicy and popular North Indian Cuisine dish. It is made of Indian spices with fried, boiled black chickpeas. In the ingredients of this dish there is no onion and garlic used and hence it enjoys a virtual monopoly as a dish suitable for Navratras and other Indian festivals. Because in most Indian dishes there is no chopping or chopping of vegetable onions , tomatoes, ginger, garlic etc., the time involved in preparing this dish is minimal. The recipe for dry kale chane is a protein-rich preparation, and is a good source of dietary iron & folic acid. Kale chane (black chickpeas) also has low glycemic index that makes them ideal for a safe, balanced diet. They are also rich in other minerals such as sodium, selenium, manganese and some anti-oxidants, making them suitable for children growing up.