Saturday, December 10, 2011

Black Chickpeas Chaat ( Kalay Chanay Ki Chaat )

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Black Chickpeas Chaat ( Kalay Chanay Ki Chaat ) is a popular snack. Easy to make, delicious & healthy!

Black Chickpeas Chaat 
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Serves : 4

Ingredients :
  • 250 gm.  black chickpeas ( kala chana )
  • 1/2 cup tamarind pulp ( or according to taste )
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 large onion, finely diced
  • 1 tsp.  salt
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp.  red chilli powder
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp.  chaat masala
  • 2 tbsp.  chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
Method :
  • Wash & soak black chickpeas ( kala chana ) overnight in water ( or at-least 3 - 4 hours ).
  • Drain water & place soaked chickpeas in a large pan and cover completely with water. 
  • Cook covered until done. Remove from heat and drain the water. ( This can also be cooked in a pressure cooker ). 
  • Place chickpeas in a bowl, add all the remaining ingredients.
  • Toss with chickpeas until well coated.
  • Delicious chaat is ready to serve.

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Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

42 comments :

  1. soooooooo delicious and healthy ..

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  2. wow Ambreen !!
    this looks fabulous !!!

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  3. Yummy! Chana chats are not just delicious they're highly nutritious too. I usually make chat with white chana and curry with the black variety :)

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  4. love all chaats and this is healthy too. When I started checking your recipes yesterday I remembered Oh! I have been here before. Following you back.

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  5. Dear Ambreen,
    You reminded me of school:)This was one of my most demanded of 'Tiffin' options and my Mom would rustle up a lip-smacking combo.Especially in winter,this used to taste awesome with so many flavors in it!Thanks for sharing and for bringing back wonderful memories!

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  6. Extremely delicious and healthy I agree!

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  7. Thank you all for your sweet comments :)

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  8. This is absolutely fabulous... Healthy and delicious. Wonderful colors.

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  9. Yummy chaat...feel like having some right now.

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  10. I love chickpeas!

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  11. A healthy chaat like this one is always a welcome. It is so interesting, my recent post is also based on Kalay Chanay!
    http://www.easyfoodsmith.blogspot.com/

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  12. Hmmmm...Yummy! like your recipe..thanks for sharing!

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  13. Wat a healthy and super filling chaat.

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  14. Oh wow Ambreen - what a wonderful colourful dish this is! Looks soo tasty!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  15. Healthy to snack any time, looks lovely.

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  16. mmmm..... Lovely chaat. So delicious and nutritious too.

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  17. What a healthy recipe - and it looks so colourful and delicious too. Thank you for sharing this post with Let's Do Brunch.

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  18. Yummy!! This looks really good! I usually don't like chick peas but I think I might have to give this a try!

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  19. Ambreen, I never seen black chickpeas...always learning something new...looks delicious and so healthy.
    Hope you area having a wonderful week :-)

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  20. Chaat luks so delicious.....my all time fav

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  21. now that looks yummy and so healthy!

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  22. Thanks for linking up to Serenity Saturday, hop to see you again this Saturday
    www.serenityyou.blogspot.com

    Natasha xx

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  23. yum :)would be great if you add it to Creative Thursday?http://clairejustineoxox.blogspot.com/2011/12/creative-thursday_14.html

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  24. Looks yummy! So glad you shared at Shine On Fridays!

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  25. hi! Just wanted to let you know I am featuring this at this weeks tasty tuesday part! The new party will go up tomorrow evening. Come by and check it out! http://nap-timecreations.blogspot.com/

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  26. We will just love this snack it is awesome and just in time for holiday entertaining. Hope you are having a great week and thanks for sharing with Full Plate Thursday!
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  27. Thanks for joining us at Creative Thursday hop :)

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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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