Kala chana chaat.

Kala Chana Chaat, is a nutrition packed Black Chickpea Salad made with black chickpeas, onions, tomatoes, cucumber, potato and spices. This refreshing salad has fresh and tangy flavors, and can be enjoyed as a great protein rich breakfast or snack. You can add your own variations to it by adding mint chutney or even the tamarind- jaggery chutney if you like it tangy.


200 gms Kala Chana /Black Chickpeas soaked for six hours and pressure cooked with a little salt

1 boiled potato chopped

1 large onion chopped fine

1 Tomato chopped

3 tbsps of finely chopped cucumber

1 green chilly finely chopped

1 tbsp Mint leaves finely chopped

1 tbsp Coriander leaves finely chopped

Juice of half a lemon

¼ teaspoon Black salt (Kala namak)

¼ teaspoon Kashmiri red chilly powder

1 teaspoon Chaat Masala

½ teaspoon Dry Mango powder /Amchur



Tip the boiled black chickpeas into a bowl. Add the finely chopped onion, boiled potato cubes, tomato, green chilly, cucumber, the coriander and mint leaves, lemon juice and the other dry spices to it. Toss.
Taste and adjust salt as required.

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