chana chaat recipe or white chickpeas chaat, how to make chana chaat

chana chaat recipe: chana chaat, quick chana chaat, kabuli chana chaat

chana chaat - a quick brunch, a quick snack is what we sometimes need when we are too busy or when we are too lazy ;-)

the recipe of chana chaat is a quick one if you have leftover boiled chana (chickpeas) and not so quick if you do not have leftover  boiled chana :-D

ok… enough of contradictions. lets come to the recipe details :-)

the chana chaat recipe posted here does not have boiled potatoes, but you could add them. its quick and easy to make and assemble. you could serve the chaat warm or cold. it can be served a starter, snack or even can be had as a brunch.

chana chaat

chana chaat: serves 3-4

preparation time: 5 mins

ingredients for chana chaat:

  • 3 cups boiled chana (white chickpeas, kabuli chana, garbanzo beans)
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 green chili finely chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala
  • 1/2 tsp amchur powder
  • black salt as per taste
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 5-6 pani pooris or papdis crushed
  • a few chopped coriander leaves

method to make white chickpeas chaat or chana chaat recipe:

  • in a bowl or a large plate take the boiled chana.

boiled chana or chickpeas

  • add the chopped tomatoes, onions and green chili to it.
  • add all the dry spice powders and black salt.
  • mix the entire mixture well.

mixed chana with onions tomatoes

  • add lime juice to the chaat.
  • your chaat is ready.
  • garnish the chana chaat with some crushed papdis or pani pooris and chopped coriander leaves.

garnish the chana

  • serve the chana chaat instantly.

chana chaat recipe

few tips for making chana chaat recipe:

  1. you could adjust the spice powders, black salt and lime juice as per your taste
  2. when you boil the chana, add some salt to the water in which you would boil the chana.
  3. do not add green chili if you do not want to eat a spicy and hot chaat.
  4. if you want to serve the chaat cold, the do not add the crushed pooris and coriander leaves. when you serve the cold chaat, then you add the crushed pooris and coriander leaves.
  5. the chaat will be warm if you have freshly cooked the chanas and are not using leftover cooked chanas.
  6. if you cook the chana then the preparation time will be 25-30 minutes – to cook the chanas/chickpeas in the pressure cooker. take 1¾ cup of chanas/chickpeas to get approximate 3 cups boiled chanas.

if you are looking for more chole recipes then do check punjabi cholepunjabi kala chanapunjabi chana, amritsari chole and chana pulao.

chana chaat recipe below:

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chana chaat
 
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chana chaat - snack made from white chickpeas
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Recipe type: snacks
Cuisine: indian
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 3 cups boiled chana (white chickpeas, kabuli chana, garbanzo beans)
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 green chili finely chopped (optional)
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds powder
  • ¼ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • ½ tsp amchur powder/dry mango powder
  • black salt as per taste
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 5-6 pani pooris or papdis crushed
  • a few chopped coriander leaves
Instructions
  1. in a bowl or a large plate take the boiled chana.
  2. add the chopped tomatoes, onions and green chili to it.
  3. add all the dry spice powders and black salt.
  4. mix the entire mixture well.
  5. add lime juice to the chaat.
  6. your chaat is ready.
  7. garnish the chana chaat with some crushed papdis or pani pooris and chopped coriander leaves.
  8. serve the chana chaat instantly.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4



{ 10 Responses }

  1. lina says

    I tried ur recipe. It turned out so good! Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks so much for sharing.

  2. priya says

    hey I tried this recipe last week and it was so yummy…planned to make it frequently. thanks for a tasty and quick recipe