Kala chana chaat is healthy and wholesome meal made with black chickpeas, onion, tomatoes and Indian farsan.
You can make it for breakfast, lunch,evening snacks and also pack it for tiffin box.
Kala chana chaat comprises of four steps
1.Soak black chickpeas overnight.
4.Assemble the chaat.
This chaat tastes yummy and is extremely nutritious. You need just some basic stuff for this dish which are always available at home.
Why this recipe
3.Basic ingredients needed
Preparation Time:10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Overall Time: 30 minutes
-1.5 cup of Black chickpeas, soaked and boiled
-2 tbsp of Oil
-2 cloves of Garlic, peeled and chopped
-1/2 tbsp Red chilly powder
-1/2 tbsp of Coriander powder
-1/2 tbsp of Garam masala
-1 tbsp of chat masala
-1/4 tbsp of amchur powder
-1 medium-sized Onion, chopped
-1 small-sized Tomato, chopped
-1/2 cup of farsan
1.Soak the black chickpeas overnight (8 to 12 hours). Soaking of lentils will make the lentils softer and also will quickly cook the next day.
2.On the next day, drain the water.
3.Place the black chickpeas in pressure cooker with fresh 1.5 cups of water. Close the lid and pressure cook until 5 whistles or until the chickpeas are cooked well. Switch off the flame and set it aside.
4.Drain water from the boiled black chickpeas.
5.Heat pan. While the pan is heating, add coriander powder, red chilly powder, garam masala, amchur powder in a bowl and add little water to it and mix the masala.
6.Once the pan is hot, add oil to the pan.
7.Add chopped garlic.
8.Add the masalas that we mixed in a bowl.
9.Now add boiled black chickpeas. Add salt as per taste. Mix everything well. Let it cook for couple of minutes.
10.Now transfer this sabji to mixing bowl. Add chopped onion, tomato, farsan and chaat masala to the bowl. Squeeze lemon to it. Mix everything well.
Note: You can skip the farsan if you wish.
The Kala chana chaat is ready to be served.
1.Once the chaat is ready, do a taste check and then adjust the spice level accordingly.
2.You can also add raw mangoes, avocado, boiled potato, cucumber to this chaat.
3. This chaat can be made with boiled green chickpeas as well.