Black chick peas chaat

Kala chana chaat or Black chick peas chaat……It is also called Ghugni.


Black chick peas 2 cups (soaked over night with 1 tsp baking soda)

Then Wash and strain in a strainer

oil 1/2 cup

Medium size Onions 2 (sliced)

Ginger paste 2 tbsp

Red chili powder 1 tbsp

Turmeric powder 1 /2 tsp

Coriander powder 1 tsp

Salt 2 tsp

For garnishing

Green chillies chopped

Coriander leaves chopped

Onions cut in slices


Heat oil in a pot.

Add sliced onion, fry till they are lightly brown.

Add in ginger paste, fry again till it releases aroma.

Then add chick peas , fry nicely till the oil starts to float.(you can add 2 tbsp tamarind pulp or 1 chopped tomato if desired)

Mix in salt, red chili powder, coriander pwd,turmeric and fry well.

Add 4 glasses of water and Simmer on low flame till chick peas are tender and the oil starts to float.

Garnish with sliced onions,green chillies and coriander leaves.


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  1. Famidha says:

    Assalamualaikum Afreen! Black chickpeas are my fav and is staple for us. Chaats are the best way to have legumes, a salad that pleases our tastebuds! 😀


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