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 

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!!!


  1. soooooooo delicious and healthy ..

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

  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 :)

  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.

  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!

  6. Extremely delicious and healthy I agree!

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

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

  9. I love chickpeas!


  10. A healthy chaat like this one is always a welcome. It is so interesting, my recent post is also based on Kalay Chanay!

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

  12. Wat a healthy and super filling chaat.

  13. 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

  14. Healthy to snack any time, looks lovely.

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

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

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

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

  19. Chaat luks so all time fav

  20. now that looks yummy and so healthy!

  21. Thanks for linking up to Serenity Saturday, hop to see you again this Saturday

    Natasha xx

  22. yum :)would be great if you add it to Creative Thursday?

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

  24. 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!

  25. 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

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


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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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