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Here is a quick and exciting version of Chana Chaat, which kids will love even more than the elaborate version. Loaded with refreshing cucumber, succulent paneer, crunchy spring onions and other flavourful ingredients, this Chana Chaat is sure to be enjoyed thoroughly by kids.


A dash of chaat masala and tomato ketchup work together to create a tongue-tickling flavour, which will delight the young palate. You could help your kids to prepare the ingredients, and let them toss it together themselves, so they can get a kick out of imitating the deft movements of the roadside chaat vendors.

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Chana Chaat recipe - How to make Chana Chaat

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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Method
    Method
  1. Peel the cucumber and cut into small pieces. Keep aside.
  2. Chop the spring onion whites and greens. Keep aside.
  3. Combine the chick peas, paneer, cucumber and spring onions in a deep bowl and mix well.
  4. Add the tomato ketchup, chaat masala, coriander and salt and toss well.
  5. Serve immediately.

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what is chana chaat recipe made off?

  1. what is chana chaat recipe made off? chole chaat  is made from cheap and easily available ingredients in India such as : 1 1/2 cups soaked and boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas), 1/2 cup paneer (cottage cheese) cubes, 1/4 cup chopped cucumber, 1/4 cup finely chopped spring onion whites and greens,  1/4 cup chopped coloured capsicum, 1 tsp chaat masala, 2 tablespoons finely chopped coriander (dhania) leaves, 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies,  1 tablespoon tamarind chutney and salt to taste.

soaking and cooking kabuli chana

  1. To make the chana chaat recipe | chole chaat | chickpea chaat |  wash and soak 1 1/2 cups of kabuli chana overnight in a deep bowl. Note that 3/4 cup kabuli chana will give you 2 cups soaked and cooked kabuli chana. 
  2. In the morning, drain well using a strainer. 
     
  3. Transfer the soaked chana to a pressure cooker. 
  4. Add the salt and XX cups of water. 
  5. Pressure cook it for 4 to 5 whistles over a medium flame or until they are soft. Allow the steam to escape naturally and then carefully open the lid. 
  6. Drain the boiled kabuli chana using a strainer. 
  7. Soaked, cooked and drained kabuli chana. 

benfits of kabuli chana


    making chana chaat

    1. In a deep bowl put the soaked and cooked kabuli chana.
    2. Add 1/2 cup paneer (cottage cheese) cubes. @s.. increase paneer if required.
    3. Add 1/4 cup chopped cucumber.
    4. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped spring onion whites and greens.
    5. Add 1/4 cup chopped coloured capsicum.
    6. Add 1 tsp chaat masala.
    7. Add 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies.
    8. Add 2 tablespoons finely chopped coriander (dhania) leaves.
    9. Add 1 tablespoon tamarind chutney. (optional ) @s to taste.
    10. Add salt to taste.
    Accompaniments

    Rose Falooda ( Cooking with Kids) 
    Soda Fountain ( Cooking with Kids) 

    Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
    Energy177 cal
    Protein8.8 g
    Carbohydrates23.4 g
    Fiber9 g
    Fat5.8 g
    Cholesterol0 mg
    Sodium85.1 mg
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    Chana Chaat
    5
     on 18 Jan 18 03:52 PM


    What can I put instead of ketchup if I want to feed a diabetic person?
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    Tarla Dalal    Hi, Do not put tomato ketchup instead just put tomatoes and masalas...
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    18 Jan 18 04:26 PM
    Chana Chaat
    5
     on 16 Apr 16 03:48 PM


    This Chaat recipe is a great combo of kabuli chana, paneer, spring onions and tomato ketchup which gives it a great taste and that kids will relish it.
    Chana Chaat
    5
     on 28 Oct 10 11:22 AM


    Wonderful to make. The tips given was really great and as a male member who is now 54 years old I bow in front of Tarlaji was helping me out with wonderful dishes, thanks Narayan