Chana Chaat, Kala Chana Chaat Recipe

Chana Chaat,  Kala Chana Chaat Recipe

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Hmmmm... a truly exciting combination of ingredients makes this Chana Chaat a real winner! Imagine experiencing the nutty flavour of chana, the soothing mushiness of potatoes, the total tanginess of raw mangoes, the juiciness of tomatoes and the crunch of onions, all in one mouthful.

You get this and much more from the Chana Chaat, thanks to the exciting flavours imparted by garam masala and chaat masala. Indeed, this chatpata tiffin treat is something that can transform your kids’ day! Also pack some Cornflakes Chivda in another tiffin for a perfect short break combo.

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Chana Chaat, Kala Chana Chaat Recipe recipe - How to make Chana Chaat, Kala Chana Chaat Recipe

Soaking time:  overnight   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Soak the kala chana in enough water in a deep bowl overnight. Next day, drain it.
  2. Add enough water and pressure cook in a pressure cooker for 4 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Drain and keep aside.
  4. Heat the butter in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the green chilli paste and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till the onions turn translucent.
  5. Add the tomatoes, chilli powder, garam masala and chaat masala, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Add the potatoes, chana, salt, raw mangoes, coriander and lemon juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occassionally.

How to pack

    How to pack
  1. Allow it to cool completely, and pack in an air-tight tiffin box.

Chana Chaat, Kala Chana Chaat Recipe by Tarla Dalal


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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy147 cal
Protein6.1 g
Carbohydrates18.1 g
Fiber3.2 g
Fat5.6 g
Cholesterol15 mg
Sodium106.3 mg

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Chana Chat ( Tiffin Treats For Kids )
 on 03 Jun 15 02:35 PM

Chana chaat.. lovely tangy chatpata recipe. The chana perfectly cooked with tomatoes, raw mangoes, lemon juice. Its super delicious. And best for a kids tiffin, they just enjoy it.
Chana Chat ( Tiffin Treats For Kids )
 on 22 Jan 13 07:50 PM

yes, nice recipe