Ghugni Chaat | How to make Ghugni Chaat

By Kalpana V Sareesh  |  28th Feb 2016  |  
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  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    4

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About Ghugni Chaat Recipe

Ghugni chaat is a famous street food of Kolkata. This is made with dried white / yellow peas which is then turned into spicy, chatpatta chaat.

Ghugni Chaat

Ingredients to make Ghugni Chaat

  • 2 cups – Dried white peas
  • 1 large – potato
  • 2 nos – Medium sized onions
  • 1 large – tomato, chopped
  • 1 tsp – ginger, finely chopped / paste
  • 1 tsp – red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp – cumin powder
  • 1 tsp – cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp – oil
  • salt as required
  • Fresh coriander, green n red chillies, lemon wedges

How to make Ghugni Chaat

  1. Soak white peas overnight or for 6 hours and pressure cook with 1/2 tsp salt for 2 hisses and not more than that.
  2. Boil potatoes until 80% cooked, peel the skin and dice them.
  3. Make paste of 1 onion, and chop the other one finely.
  4. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan and fry the potatoes until they turn golden in color and remove them.
  5. In the same pan add 1 tbsp oil, add cumin seeds once that’s roasted, add onion paste, ginger saute well, add chilli, cumin powder, salt mix well and cook until oil starts to float.
  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 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. Green Chutney: 1/2 cup each of Mint leaves and Coriander leaves, 1 Green chilli, 1 tsp Lemon juice, Salt / Black salt as required. Blend all with a little water and make into smooth paste.
  9. Green Chutney: 1/2 cup each of Mint leaves and Coriander leaves, 1 Green chilli, 1 tsp Lemon juice, Salt / Black salt as required. Blend all with a little water and make into smooth paste.
  10. Tamarind Chutney: 4 tbsp Tamarind paste dissolved in 1 cup water, 1/2 cup Jaggery, grated, 1 tsp Red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp Cumin powder and 1/4 tsp Salt / Black salt. Heat tamarind juice in a pan, add jaggery, mix well and cook till the jaggery dissolves, add chilli, cumin powder, salt and bring to boil, cool and store it.
  11. Tamarind Chutney: 4 tbsp Tamarind paste dissolved in 1 cup water, 1/2 cup Jaggery, grated, 1 tsp Red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp Cumin powder and 1/4 tsp Salt / Black salt. Heat tamarind juice in a pan, add jaggery, mix well and cook till the jaggery dissolves, add chilli, cumin powder, salt and bring to boil, cool and store it.
  12. Bhaja Masala: 2 tsp Cumin seeds, 2 tsp Coriander seeds, 3 Cardamom, 5 Cloves, 5 Dry Red chilli, 1 Bay leaf. Roast all, cool it and then grind to fine powder.
  13. Bhaja Masala: 2 tsp Cumin seeds, 2 tsp Coriander seeds, 3 Cardamom, 5 Cloves, 5 Dry Red chilli, 1 Bay leaf. Roast all, cool it and then grind to fine powder.

Reviews for Ghugni Chaat (24)

Priya Mishraa year ago

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Mona Santosh2 years ago

Looking yummy
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Ravi Kant2 years ago

Good recipe
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jyotsna jyotsna jyotana singh2 years ago

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Sunita Gandhi2 years ago

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Pushpa Taroor2 years ago

Good
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Anshul Tyagi2 years ago

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Namita Mishra2 years ago

:blush::thumbsup::thumbsup:
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Rukhsar Siddique2 years ago

Yummy
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Sidia Sidi2 years ago

Test
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Murthy K.V.S2 years ago

Very nice
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Pushpa kannan2 years ago

My mouthwatering..
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Natasha Minocha3 years ago

This is awesome!
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king kast3 years ago

स्वादिष्ट
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Raihan Memon3 years ago

I lk surely try this out..
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Sahana Sanyal3 years ago

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Neeta Nagpal3 years ago

Delicious
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Geetha Venugopal3 years ago

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Manjul Saksena3 years ago

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Lakshmi Menon3 years ago

Coincidence! I just made ghughni today for lunch! For curry, one can add tamarind water at the end and serve garnished with cut onions and coriander leaves
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Devanshi 4 years ago

So Tempting!!
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Robinpreet Kaur4 years ago

How much water we have to add for cooking peas And is these white peas means white channe
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MOUMITA MAJUMDAR4 years ago

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Vijayalakshmi Sridhar4 years ago

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