How to make Green Chana Chaat - A mouth watering snack made from green bengal gram.

This recipe is from the book Chaat.

Main Ingredients : Dry Green Gram, Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Green Chana Chaat

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Green Chana Chaat Recipe

  • Dry Green Gram soaked overnight 1 1/2 cups

  • Onions

  • Onions chopped 2

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Pressure cook soaked green chana in three cups of water till two to three whistles or till done.

Step 2

Transfer them into a kadai and simmer till all the water evaporates.

Step 3

Take the hot chana in a bowl. Add onions, tomatoes, green chillies, coriander leaves, black salt, roasted cumin powder, chaat masala, red chilli powder and lemon juice and mix well.

Step 4

Serve immediately.