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Aloo chana chaat is a low oil snack made with boiled chickpeas and potatoes.


250gms Boiled Chick peas
3 Potatoes, boiled, peeled, diced
1 tsp Roasted cumin powder
1 tsp Chaat masala
1 Small onion, finely chopped
1/4 inch ginger (grated)
1 Tomato, deseeded, medium chopped
2 Green chillis, deseeded, finely chopped
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
2 tbsp Chopped coriander leaves
1 tsp Oil
Juice of 1 to 1 1/2 lemons
Salt to taste

How to make aloo chana chat:
  • Wash chick peas and strain.
  • Boil potatoes until soft and dice in 1cm cubes.
  • Heat oil in a non stick pan and over moderate heat put the chopped green chilies, onion and ginger and saute for a minute.
  • Throw in the chick peas and potatoes, and toss until slightly brown.
  • Finally add the tomatoes and toss it over medium heat.
  • Sprinkle cumin powder ,red chilli powder and chaat masala
  • Place the mixture in the bowl and sprinkle fresh coriander with salt to taste.
  • To add the punch squeeze lemon juice on top.