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kala chana chaat
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black chana chaat recipe | kala chana chaat | black chickpeas chaat

easy black chana chaat recipe | kala chana chaat | black chickpeas chaat
Course chaat
Cuisine indian street food
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Soaking Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 25 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for pressure cooking:

  • 1 cup kala chana / black chickpea soaked overnight
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 3 cup water

other ingredients:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 chilli slit
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp aamchur / dry mango powder
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder / jeera powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp green chutney
  • 1 tbsp tamarind chutney
  • 2 tbsp curd / yogurt
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato chopped
  • 1 potato / aloo boiled & cubed
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp mint / pudina finely chopped

for topping:

Instructions

  • firstly, in a pressure cooker take 1 cup soaked kala chana. make sure to soak 1 cup black chickpea overnight.
  • add ¾ tsp salt and 3 cup water.
  • pressure cook for 8 whistels or until chana is cooked well.
  • drain off the water and keep aside.
  • in a kadai heat 2 tsp oil and saute 1 chilli till it turns aromatic.
  • add in cooked chana and continue to saute for 2 minutes.
  • keeping the flame on low and add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp aamchur, ½ tsp chaat masala, ¼ tsp cumin powder and ½ tsp salt.
  • saute on low flame until spices turn aromatic.
  • further mash off couple of chana to have good texture.
  • transfer the spiced kala chana to a bowl.
  • add 1 tbsp green chutney, 1 tbsp tamarind chutney and 2 tbsp curd. mix well.
  • further add ½ onion, 2 tbsp tomato, 1 potato, 2 tbsp coriander and 2 tbsp mint.
  • mix well making sure everything is combined well.
  • plate the black chickpea over the plate.
  • top with 1 tbsp curd, 1 tsp tamarind chutney, 1 tsp green chutney.
  • also add 2 tsp onion, 2 tsp tomato, 3 tbsp sev and 1 tsp coriander.
  • finally, kala chana chat or black chickpea chaat is ready to serve.