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Kale Chane Ki Chaat / Black Chickpea Chaat

Poonam Bachhav
480 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Kale Chane Ki Chaat / Black Chickpea Chaat RECIPE

Kala Chana or Black chickpea is an excellent source of large number of nutrients including Fiber, Protein, Manganese, Potassium, Calcium, and Iron and hence is one among the list of super food. Kala chana is a staple food in Punjab and is very versatile.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Pressure Cook
  • Microwaving
  • Appetizers
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup Dried black chickpeas
  2. 1/2 inch ginger piece
  3. 1 Green chilly
  4. 1 onion finely chopped
  5. 1 tomato finely chopped
  6. 1/4 cup Finely chopped coriander leaves
  7. 1 tsp Red chilly powder
  8. 2 tsp Cumin coriander powder
  9. 1 tsp Chaat powder or as required
  10. 1-2 sprig of Curry leaves
  11. 4-5 Urad dal Papad / Papadams
  12. 2-3 tsp Fresh lemon juice.
  13. 2 tsp oil
  14. Pinch of cooking soda
  15. salt to taste


  1. Soak the dried black chickpeas for 8-9 hours or overnight. Once soaked, drain the water and keep aside. Grind the ginger, green chilies and half of the coriander leaves.
  2. In a pressure cooker, heat 2 tsp oil. Add curry leaves and ginger chilly and coriander paste and saute for a while. Add the drained black Chick peas and stir fry for a minute.
  3. Add the red chilly powder, cumin coriander powder , salt and pinch of cooking soda. Mix well and add 2 cups of water. Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles or until the chickpeas are cooked well.
  4. While the chickpeas are cooked, we can make the papad bowls / Katoris. Take papadams and dip them in water for few seconds. Tap them on a kitchen towel and arrange them in microwave safe bowls. Microwave for a minute on high.
  5. Remove the cooked papad Katoris from the individual bowls on cooling.
  6. Remove the cooked chickpeas in a mixing bowl. Add the finely chopped onions and tomatoes. Season with chaat masala, lemon juice and salt. Garnish with remaining coriander leaves.
  7. Serve the Chaat in the papad Katori and enjoy the delicious tangy papad Katori chaat with your loved ones !!

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Sheetal Sharma
Sheetal Sharma   May-18-2017

Very useful and tasty chat recipe

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