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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

aloo-chana-chaat-recipe
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.
chana-chaat-recipe

Aloo chana chaat recipe

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

Ingredients

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


Method

  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

Notes

    • 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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23 comments:

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

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

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

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  4. Tempting and pass me the whole plate.

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  5. Super yummy and tempting aloo channa chaat.

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  6. yummy chaat ..looking so good

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

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  8. Makes me crave for that now.

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

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  10. Looks simple and totally appealing!

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  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 :)

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

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

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

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

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    1. You can carry everything separately and mix later.

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