Masala Chana ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )


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Masala chana, tomato and onion salad, with just the right dash of lemon juice, green chillies and kairi – a nutritious and tasty snack that provides complex carbohydrates. A great way to lose weight while maintaining post-delivery health.

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Makes 4 servings
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2 tsp low-fat butter
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
3/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp chilli powder (optional)
1/4 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp chaat masala
1/2 cup boiled, peeled and
finely chopped potatoes
1 cup kala chana(brown chick peas) / hara chana
soaked overnight andcooked
salt to taste
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped raw mangoes
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp lemon juice

  1. Heat the butter in a non-stick kadhai, add the green chillies and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till the onions turn translucent.
  2. Add the tomatoes, chilli powder, garam masala and chaat masala and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the potatoes, chana, salt, raw mangoes, coriander and lemon juice, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values Per serving
EnergyProteinCarbohydrateFatFibreVitamin A
78 calories. 4.0 gm. 12.0 gm. 1.4 gm 2.0 gm 438 mcg
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 on 26 Dec 11 03:51 AM

yummy protein rich recipe. Skip the potatoes to reduce the calories and carbs!
 on 08 Dec 10 12:03 AM

Yummy! and soo rich in protein! its chat-pata and healthy all at once! wow!