Kala Chana Batata Chaat#Alphabet Challenge

This is our dinner meal ,wherein, we wanted something different and quick to make, so made this street food chaat. This is super delicious and easy to make. You will love it, do try!
Serves 2

½ Cup Kala Chana /Brown Chickpeas
2 Medium Potatoes - boiled & cut in small cubes boiled
1 Medium Tomato - deseeded & diced
1 Medium Onion - roughly chopped
2 Tablespoon Chopped Coriander leaves
2 Tablespoon Chopped Mint leaves
For Garnishing
Fine Nylon Sev
Chaat Puris - crushed

Ingredients The Chutney
½ Cup Sweet Date & Tamarind Chutney
1 Teaspoon Yogurt
1 Green Chilly - deseeded & chopped
2 Small Cloves Garlic - chopped
15 - 18 Mint Leaves
A Pinch Asafoetida Salt to taste
1 Teaspoon Heaped Besan/Gram flour
A Pinch Turmeric powder
½ Teaspoon Level Chat masala
1 Tablespoon Lemon juice
½ Teaspoon Red Chilly Flakes
1 Tablespoon Oil
Wash and soak the brown grams overnight or for 6 - 8 hours, Drain the water and wash the grams in fresh water. 
Then boil this in a pressure cooker with 1½ water. Keep it on high flame for a whistle, then reduce the whistle and keep it for 12 minutes. After 12 minutes take one whistle again on high flame. Switch of the flame and let the cooker cool. Drain all the water from the grams.
For The Chutney
Blend together the sweet date & tamarind chutney, yogurt, green chilies, cloves, coriander, mint, blend all together to a fine paste, keep aside.
To Make the Chana Chaat
Heat oil, add asafoetida, gram flour and stir it continuously till it releases an aroma. Now add turmeric powder, the blended chatni, cook for 5 minutes or till it thickens. Add in the boiled chana, potatoes, the red chilly flakes, chat masala and salt to taste, mix well let this sizzle for 2 minutes. Switch off the flame. Then add in tomatoes, onion, chopped coriander and mint, mix all well.
Serve immediately with a dash of lemon juice. This should be eaten hot.
Enjoy with a sprinkle of sev & crushed puri !!
Labels: Alphabet Challenge, Brown Grams, Kala Chana, Chaat, Serves Two, Street food, Kids delight

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    1. This sounds like a tasty combination!

    2. Sneha, this looks delicious! I'm excited to try it! - Faith, Hope, Love, & Luck - Colleen

    3. Sneha I am a huge fan of chana bateta chaat and that too with the black or brown chana. I make it often during the summer time. Perfect meal.