Chana Dal Chaat

Chana Dal Chaat

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Outsmart sudden hunger pangs with this easy and quick but fabulously tasty snack! All you need to do is toss together Masala Chana Dal with a couple of common, readily-available ingredients like tomatoes and onions, not to forget a garnish of crunchy sev, and your Chana Dal Chaat is ready to munch on.

Not only is this quick snack handy when you feel suddenly hungry, it is also a great recipe to surprise your friends with, when they pop in for a chat in the afternoon. Couple it with a cup of tea , and the environment is just right for a get-together.

You can also have a go at other such chaats like the Moong Sprouts and Potato Salli Chaat , and Khakra Chaat .

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Chana Dal Chaat recipe - How to make Chana Dal Chaat

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 1.5 cups
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1 cup fried masala chana dal
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp chaat masala

For The Garnish
1 tbsp sev
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Serve immediately garnished with sev.

Chana Dal Chaat Video by Tarla Dalal

Chana Dal Chaat recipe with step by step photos

How to make chana dal chaat

  1. To prepare chana dal chaat, in a deep bowl take masala chana dal. Fried chana dal is easily available in snack stores or supermarkets. Also, you can rely on your local bhelwala to source fresh masala chana dal. Another option is to make them at home using this Fried Chana Dal recipe with detailed images.
  2. Add finely chopped onions. As an alternative, if you are Jain then you can use cucumbers.
  3. Add finely chopped tomatoes.
  4. Add finely chopped coriander. For a variation, you can add chopped raw mangoes if in season.
  5. Drizzle lemon juice to give tangy flavour to our chana dal bhel. Add finely chopped green chilies as per the spice you prefer.
  6. Add chaat masala. Refer with step by step photos to prepare an aromatic chaat masala spice mix at home.
  7. Combine all the ingredients and mix well. Adjust the seasoning and spice levels as per your taste before serving. Our chatpati chana dal recipe is ready.
  8. Garnish spicy and tangy chana dal chaat with sev. Even crushed papdis can be added to provide an added crunch to the chana dal chaat.
  9. Serve masala chana dal chaat immediately or else it will lose the crunch and turn soggy. Peanut Chaat, Masala Chana, Chana Chor Garam Nachos, Cheeslings Sukha Bhel. are some other quick and easy evening snack recipes. All you have to do is toss some ingredients together to make them.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy518 cal
Protein28.4 g
Carbohydrates84.1 g
Fiber21.3 g
Fat7.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium104.3 mg

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Chana Dal Chaat
 on 10 Jan 17 04:53 PM

chana dal chaat.. this was really an instant snack.. by mixing few ingredients.. The taste is so balanced with the spice.. I make this often.. for my family and friends.. Thank you for this quick recipe..