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Place of originIndia
Region or stateHyderabad, Telangana State (India)
Main ingredientsGoat tripe, spices

Chakna or chaakna is a spicy stew, originating from the Indian subcontinent, made out of goat tripe and other animal digestive parts. It is a speciality among Hyderabadi Muslims. In all other parts of India, chakna refers to any snacks/finger foods for consumption with alcohol. The tripe stew includes chunks of liver and kidneys.[1] it's usually taken with liquors throughout India.

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  1. ^ Sajjad Shahid. "Biryani, Haleem & more on Hyderabad's menu". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 6 November 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2012.