Ghugni Chaat | How to make Ghugni Chaat

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

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    30

    mins
  • 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.

The delicious and mouthwatering Ghugni Chaat is a famous dish of West Bengal and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Ghugni Chaat is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Ghugni Chaat. Kalpana V Sareesh shared this Ghugni Chaat recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Ghugni Chaat. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Ghugni Chaat recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

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 (2)

Priya Mishraa year ago

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Mona Santosh2 years ago

Looking yummy
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