How to make Matka Chana Chaat -

Chatpata kala chana chaat served in matkas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Bengal gram (chana) (चना), Cumin seeds (जीरा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Matka Chana Chaat

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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.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Matka Chana Chaat Recipe

  • Bengal gram (chana) soaked overnight 1 cup

  • Cumin seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried red chilli 2

  • Green chilli 2

  • Mint leaves 15-20

  • Salt to taste

  • Black salt (kala namak) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon

  • Onion 1 small

  • Sweet Corn 1/2 tin

Method

Step 1

Drain and pressure cook the chana with 3 cups water till just done. Drain and reserve the cooking liquour.

Step 2

Dry roast cumin seeds, coriander seeds, mustard seeds till fragrant. Add dried red chillies and continue to roast for half a minute.

Step 3

Grind together green chillies, mint leaves, roasted spices, salt, black salt, chaat masala, tamarind pulp with a little water to a fine paste.

Step 4

Chop onion and put into a bowl. Add boiled chana and masala paste and mix well. Add sweet corn and mix lightly.

Step 5

Put the chaat into matkas and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.