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chana chaat recipe | chole chaat recipe | chickpea chaat with detailed photo and video recipe. perhaps one of the easiest yet tasty chaat recipes which can be prepared in minutes. typically it is served as evening snack with lip smacking chaat spices and chutney, but can also be served as healthy salad. the recipe can also be easily extended by adding sprouts along with aloo to prepare healthy aloo chana chaat recipe.chana chaat recipechana chaat recipe | chole chaat recipe | chickpea chaat with step by step photo and video recipe. traditionally the chaat recipes are high in spice and masala without any direct or indirect health benefits. however chana chaat is one such recipe which is not only a lip smacking chaat recipe, but also high in proteins. hence it is also consumed as an healthy salad for lunch and dinners.

the recipe for chana chaat recipe is very simple. the recipe begins soaking the kabuli chaana with sufficient water. ideally 8 hours of soaking is more than enough but soaking for an extra 1-2 hours does not harm. alternatively canned chickpea’s can also be used and the entire soaking process can be skipped. further the soaked chickpea is boiled and cooked for 3-4 whistles in pressure cooker which makes it soft and tender. once it cooked chickpea’s are cooled down, it would be tossed with finely chopped onions, tomatoes, chaat chutney’s like green chutney, tamarind chutney. finally it is dressed with fine nylon sev and garnished with coriander leaves. optionally sprinkle some chaat masala on top it for a chatpata taste. the chole chaat is ready to be served!

chana chaat recipefurthermore some easy ideas and tips to extend and for variation of chana chaat recipe. firstly, as mentioned previously the recipe can be easily extended by adding sprouts to prepare healthy aloo chole chaat recipe. in addition you can dress the aloo chana chaat with some puri’s and mixture / farsan. secondly, if you are serving it as a salad then i would recommend you to skip the chaat chutney and spices. alternatively use lemon juice / amchur, green chilies and also some boiled sweet corns to make it a healthy afternoon salad recipe. lastly, you can easily extend the leftover chana chaat recipe by tossing it in a tomato and onion based gravy to prepare chole masala recipe.

finally i request you to checkout my other similar chaat recipes collection with this post of chana chaat recipe. it includes, recipes like, bhel puri, pani puri, sev puri, dahi puri, aloo chaat, radga patties, aloo tikki chaat and masala puri recipe. in addition do not forget to visit my other recipes collection like,

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easy chana chaat recipe | chole chaat recipe | chickpea chaat
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Recipe type: chaat
Cuisine: indian
Serves: 2 Servings
Ingredients
  • 2 cup chana / chole / chickpea, soaked & boiled
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder / jeera powder
  • 1 tsp green chutney / hari chutney
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • 2 tbsp tamarind chutney / imli chutney
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp potato / aloo, boiled & cubed
  • 2 tbsp cucumber, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp sev, fine
  • 1 tbsp coriander, finely chopped
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 2 cup soaked and boiled chana. i have soaked chana for 8 hours and pressure cooked for 4 whistles.
  2. further add ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp chaat masala, 1 tsp green chutney, 2 tbsp tamarind chutney and ¼ tsp salt.
  3. mix well making sure everything is combined well.
  4. also add in 2 tbsp onion, 2 tbsp tomato, 3 tbsp potato, 2 tbsp cucumber and 1 green chilli.
  5. combine well and transfer to a serving bowl.
  6. just before serving, top with 2 tbsp sev and 1 tbsp coriander leaves.
  7. finally, serve chana chaat / chole chaat with a cup of hot chai.


how to make chana chaat with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 2 cup soaked and boiled chana. i have soaked chana for 8 hours and pressure cooked for 4 whistles.
    chickpea chaat
  2. further add ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp chaat masala, 1 tsp green chutney, 2 tbsp tamarind chutney and ¼ tsp salt.
    chole chaat recipe
  3. mix well making sure everything is combined well.
    chole chaat recipe
  4. also add in 2 tbsp onion, 2 tbsp tomato, 3 tbsp potato, 2 tbsp cucumber and 1 green chilli.
    chana chaat recipe
  5. combine well and transfer to a serving bowl.
    chana chaat recipe
  6. just before serving, top with 2 tbsp sev and 1 tbsp coriander leaves.
    chana chaat recipe
  7. finally, serve chana chaat / chole chaat with a cup of hot chai.
    chana chaat recipe


notes:

  • firstly, adjust the amount of green chuntey depending on spice you are looking for.
  • adding potato is optional, however it enhances the flavour of aloo chana chaat recipe.
  • furthermore, prepare the chana chaat mixture before in hand, and top with sev just before serving.
  • finally, chana chaat recipe / chole chaat recipe taste great when chana is slightly warm.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

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