Chana Chaat

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This spicy & tangy chana chaat is a street food favorite. Make this version in your own style at home and enjoy a healthy fulfilling snack.
  • PREP TIME: 15 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 5 minutes (overnight soaking and cooking for chickpeas)
  • SERVINGS: 3 persons
Chana Chaat


  • ½ cup dried chickpeas (cholay) or 2 cups cooked chickpeas/cholay
  • 2 medium potatoes, boiled and cut into cubes
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 small or 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • Green chutney, as required
  • Imli chutney, as required
  • Chaat masala, as required
  • ½ cup papri (or as required)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Coriander leaves (dhaniya) for garnish
  • Lemon juice, optional (as per taste)


  • 1. If using dried chickpeas soak them overnight in water. Drain and then cook in a pressure cooker with salt and water till cooked. Set aside to cool. If using canned or cooked chickpeas proceed with the recipe.
  • 2. Peel potatoes. Boil with salted water till tender. Let them cool then cut them into cubes.
  • 3. In a large bowl add chickpeas, chopped boiled potatoes, tomatoes, onions and green chilies.
  • 4. Add green chutney, imli chutney, salt & lemon juice (optional).
  • 5. Stir well. Taste & adjust seasonings if required.
  • 6. Top with lots of papri and coriander leaves.
  • 7. Serve cold and enjoy.


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