Chana Chaat Simple and Delicious Recipe, Chana Chaat is very nutritious as it contains many different types of vegetables along with chickpeas (chana). It can be eaten as a snack or even can be served with meals as a side dish. Though long, but if you keep boiled chickpeas in your freezer then its a very quick dish.
1 kg boiled chana (chickpeas),
4-5 good sized tomatoes,
4-5 big spring onions,
3 to 4 medium sized cucumbers,
5 boiled potatoes,
5 green chilies (can be increased or decreased according to the taste),
20 to 25 mint leaves,
1 tsp black pepper (or up to taste),
1 tbsp salt (or up to taste),
Half cabbage (optional),
½ kg yogurt.
Cut all the above mentioned vegetables into equal small cubes.
Beat the yogurt well with a whisk, add salt and black pepper and mix it well, so that no curdy lumps are there.
Now add all the ingredients one by one mixing it gently, then adding another again mixing it gently. And your chana chaat is ready.
Garnish it with tamarind sauce (recipe given in the same food section) and a leaf flower of mint.
Chickpeas should be pre-soaked over night and then boiled for 35 to 40 minutes in a pressure cooker.
If you want to boil potatoes in the pressure cooker 2 – 3 minutes will be enough.
The above mentioned ingredients will make a serve for 7 to 8 people, and its Chana Chaat Simple and Delicious Recipe.
Ready made chaat masala can also be used, they can be found easily in any mart’s food section.
Extra vegetables can be added according to the taste or they can be replaced or reduced.
Chickpeas have an impressive nutrition profile. (Source: Click)
They contain a moderate amount of calories, providing 46 calories per 1-ounce (28-gram) serving. Approximately 67% of those calories are from carbs, while the rest comes from protein and a small amount of fat (1).
Chickpeas also provide a variety of vitamins and minerals, as well as a decent amount of fiber and protein.
A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving provides the following nutrients (1):
- Calories: 46
- Carbs: 8 grams
- Fiber: 2 grams
- Protein: 3 grams
- Folate: 12% of the RDI
- Iron: 4% of the RDI
- Phosphorus: 5% of the RDI
- Copper: 5% of the RDI
- Manganese: 14% of the RDI
Note: Chickpeas contain a moderate amount of calories and several vitamins and minerals. They’re also a good source of fiber and protein.
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