Chana Chaat

Chana chaat, perhaps one of the easiest yet tasty chaat recipes that can be prepared in minutes. Typically, it is served as an evening snack with lip-smacking chaat spices and chutney, but can also be served as a healthy salad. The recipe can also be easily extended by adding sprouts along with aloo to prepare a healthy aloo chana chaat recipe.

Chana Chaat

Chana Chaat

Recipe by Ushakal GroupCourse: Veg, SnacksCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium


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  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mix well making sure everything is combined well.
  • Also add in 2 tbsp onion, 2 tbsp tomato, 3 tbsp potato, 2 tbsp cucumber and 1 green chilli.
  • Combine well and transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Just before serving, top with 2 tbsp sev and 1 tbsp coriander leaves.
  • Finally, serve chana chaat / chole chaat with a cup of hot chai.


  • This recipe can also be easily extended by adding sprouts along with aloo to prepare healthy aloo chana chaat recipe.

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