Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Chole Chaat/Channa Chaat

Channa/Kabuli channa/Chole/Cholay or Chickpeas, this legume is quite known for their high content in Protein and not to forget they are also rich in fiber, calcium, these legumes are definitely suitable to everyone especially for the diabetic peoples. Coming to today's Channa chaat, its quite a healthy meal and anyone can enjoy it during anytime of the day. You can make this lipsmacking channa chaat quickly and easily. This chaat can be simply made with kabuli channa aka white chickpeas or else with kala channa aka black chickpeas. Obviously my today's recipe goes for white chickpeas which is my most favourite.

I searched for a prefect channa chaat through google, but finally i ended up with my own version. Yes my version of channa chaat goes for a saucy kind of chaat,and my family just enjoyed it thoroughly. We completely skipped out the lunch and enjoyed this protein rich chaat for our aftenoon meal.If you are an ardent fan of chaat foods, dont forget to make this chaat for your breakfast. Trust me if you have this chaat, am sure you will definitely have a filling and satisfying meal.

Channa chaat, chickpeas chaat,choley chaat

This chaat is a tremendous guilt free, gluten free meal, absolutely vegan as well. Needless to say anyone can have this dish. Simply make a chickpeas semi gravy and top it with green chutney, chopped tomatoes, chopped onions and sev, thats it. How simple, easy na..

By the way, to make the chickpeas semi gravy you just need some mildly over cooked chickpeas, ginger garlic paste, chilly powder, coriander powder and garam masala. If you dont feel like making this semi gravy style chickpeas, just go with the cooked chickpeas. Even with the usual cooked chickpeas,you can make excellent chana chaat. However trust me if you make this chaat, am sure you wont hesitate a second to make this channa chaat often at home.This post is my last post of this month which going to be a part of this month's long blogging marathon as am running with Blogger's choice as theme.

Channa chaat,choley chaat, chickpeas chaat

3cups Mildly overcooked chickpeas (with chickpeas cooked water)
1tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1tsp Red chilly powder
1tsp Coriander powder
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
Green Chutney
Chopped Tomatoes
Chopped onions
1/2cup Sev/Ompodi

Heat oil, add the ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell goes away.

Add immediately the chilly powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt, cook for few seconds.

Now add the mildly overcooked chickpeas along with the cooked water, cook everything for a while.

Put off the stove.

Chole Chaat, Kabuli Channa Chaat

Pour a ladle of chickpeas in a plate, top it with chopped tomatoes, chopped onions, green chutney and sev.

Serve immediately.

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  1. Even I make it for lunch when I am the only one eating. This is one of my favorite ways to consume chickpeas. Sometimes I even add boiled potatoes and some yogurt. I guess the garnishes are flexible. Enjoyed all your street food recipes.

  2. that is such a yummy snack Priya!!! super delicious...

  3. That's one fantastic way to end the long run Priya..I enjoyed all your creations!..

  4. I am ready for this chat any time :)

  5. Excellent Chaat...I loved your version of this's terribly tempting with beautiful clicks...amazing series from you Priya..with loads of bookmarks.

  6. Seriously tempting
    Looks yumm
    Missing all the chaats terribly being in hostel

  7. Love this version of the yummy chaat. Now I am torn do I make chaats tomorrow or rotis...

  8. Tempting chaat..Love all your post in this marathon.Wonderful to run this marathon with you.

  9. I can have this anytime of the day.. Looks so tempting Akka!!

  10. Tempting chaat, send me that plate.

  11. Your version of chole chaat looks amazing. Love that saucy texture -- so yummy!!

  12. My mouth is watering. This is one of my favorite chaats and sometime I eat it for lunch too if I have cooked chickpeas handy. :)


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