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Ghugni Chaat

Bhawana Garg
30 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Ghugni chaat is mouth-watering and flavoursome street food from northern and eastern part of India. Ghugni chaat is full of all the flavors( sweet, salty, sour and spicy) that our taste buds love, we can serve it in dinner/lunch as a side dish or as a snack(by adjusting the consistency of gravy).

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • North Indian
  • Pressure Cook
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Dried white peas - 2 cups
  2. Potato - 1 large
  3. Medium sized Onions - 2
  4. Tomato (chopped) - 1 large
  5. Ginger( finely chopped / paste) - 1 teaspoon
  6. Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
  7. Cumin powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  8. Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
  9. Oil 1 - tablespoon
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Fresh coriander, green and red chillies, lemon wedges
  12. Tamarind chutney - as per taste
  13. Green chutney - as per taste
  14. Lemon juice - as per taste
  15. Bhaja masala 


  1. Soak white peas overnight or for 6 hours and pressure cook with salt for 2 whistles and not more than that.
  2. Boil potatoes until 80% cooked, peel the skin and dice them.
  3. Make the paste of 1 onion, and finely chop the other one.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and fry the potatoes until they turn golden in color and then remove them.
  5. In the same pan add oil, add cumin seeds let it crackle, add onion paste, ginger, saute well, add chilli powder, cumin powder and salt, mix well and cook until oil is separated.
  6. Add tomatoes and cook till it turns soft. Now add cooked peas, fried potatoes add the peas cooked water, cover and cook for about 10 mins or until they all turn to be soft and gravy in is of medium consistency.
  7. In a plate add ghugni chaat, drizzle green chuntey, tamarind chutney, chopped onions, coriander, green chillies, bhaja masala, lime juice and serve hot.
  8. METHOD OF PREPARING BHAJA MASALA - Cumin seeds - 2 teaspoons, coriander seeds - 2 teaspoons, 3 Cardamom, 5 Cloves, 5 Dry Red chilli, 1 Bay leaf. Roast all, cool it and then grind to fine powder.

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Shraddha Badola
Shraddha Badola   May-04-2018

Gonna try tomorrow

Astha Gulati
Astha Gulati   Oct-13-2017

Simply awesome.

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