Kala Chana Chaat – Black Chickpeas Bhel
Recipe type: Side, Vegan
RecipeCuisine: Indian
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Healthy and easy Kala Chana Chat Recipe
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 200 gms kala chana / black gram/ black chickpeas boiled
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • few chopped coriander leaves
  • few chopped mint leaves
  • 7 to 8 crushed roasted peanuts (optional)
  • 2 tbsp chaat masala (I used Everest brand)
  • ½ t/s asofoetida (hing)
  • ½ t/s turmeric
  • 1 t/s dry raw mango powder (amchur)
  • 1 t/s dry pomegranate seed powder (anardana)
  • 1 tbsp coriander seed powder (dhaniya)
  • kala namak (black salt) as per taste
  • ½ lime juice
How to make the recipe?
  1. Soak the black chanas overnight. Pressure cook them upto 4 whistles Or until tender. Drain the water and keep aside.
  2. Take a mixing bowl Or polythene bag. Combine all the above ingredients except lime juice. if using mixing bowl mix them with a spoon Or your finger tips. If using polythene bag just shake for 6 to 7 times until all blends nicely.
  3. Now serve them on a platter or serving bowls. Taste and check if salt or spice required. Squeeze some lime juice before serving.
Notes
1. You could follow the same recipe for all your chanas / grams.
2. If green chilies aren't available you could use red chili powder instead.
3. If raw mangoes are available you can add them as well. It would give a nice tangy flavor.You could follow the same recipe for all your chanas / grams.
4. If green chilies aren't available you could use red chili powder instead.
5.If raw mangoes are available you can add them as well. It would give a nice tangy flavor.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 3 to 4 people
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at http://www.flavorsofmumbai.com/kala-chana-chaat/