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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

I ate aloo chana chaat in Mirchi restaurant at Esplanade here in Singapore. I love that restaurant for the tasty food, ambience, location – yes location because, it is a life saver when visitors come and we take them to esplanade /Merlion and after the long roaming we will sure be tired and hungry. This restaurant saves us those times. Though I am not a big fan of their aloo chana chaat, I always wanted to try at home as I know I can make it betterWhistling. I make channa masala or pindi chole once a week for Aj’s lunch box and I save some cooked plain channa / raw soaked channa for chaat and have had so many times, only that I have not clicked and posted here. Last two weeks I planned to picture but again I kept postponing. So today is the day, I made, clicked and then had it Winking. There are many versions, here is my version anyways.

Aloo chana chaat recipe

Recipe Cuisine: Indian  |  Recipe Category: Snack
Prep Time: 15 mins    |  Cook time: 15 mins    Serves: 2


Chana (cooked) - 1 cup

Potato - 1

Onion - 1

Sweet chutney - As needed

Green chutney - As needed

Lemon juice - 1 tsp

Sev - As needed

Chaat masala - 1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp

Chopped coriander - 2 tblsp


  1. Cook potato, peel and cube it into bite sized pieces. I prick in 2 –3 places and microwave for 2 minutes, in between turning it upside down. Chop onion very finely. Gather all the ingredients and keep ready. Place channa, potato in a mixing bowl, add onion, red chilli powder, chaat masala, lemon juice, both chutneys and coriander leaves. 1-aloo-chana-chaat
  2. Mix gently with a salad spoon and lastly add the sev lastly. Top with more chutneys and sev if desired and serve immediately. 2-chana-chaat-recipe


    • You can skip onion in this recipe. You can also add tomato along with onion.
    • Chaat masala is the only thing for salt, so add it according to your taste.
    • I love more sweet chutney in my chaat, so add chutneys according to your preference.

Yummy and a filling homemade chaat is what you have in your hands, why to go to chaat stands to eat it out?

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  1. I want to finish that plate rite now..Chaat are always my weakness..

  2. I love this chat.. I do it very often too

  3. so tempting Raji!!! I am drooling here..

  4. Tempting and pass me the whole plate.

  5. Super yummy and tempting aloo channa chaat.

  6. yummy chaat ..looking so good

  7. Please post recipes on Pani puri and Paneer tikka biryani.

  8. Makes me crave for that now.

  9. Excellent and delicious looking aloo chaat. Excellent preparation.

  10. Looks simple and totally appealing!

  11. it's been so long since i visited you raks. love the colours in this. now going to check out your latest posts i missed :)

    1. I know how busy you are Nags :) No problem, even I have not been visiting :(

  12. Drooling recipe...great shot ..lovely lighting.

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  14. All time favourite,gonna try this asap....thnx for posting:))

  15. Hi, I wan to make this chat for office potluck. Can it be stored for a while, or I should make it immediately?

    1. You can carry everything separately and mix later.


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