Aloo chana chaat

Recipe Information

Aloo chana chaat is a delicious Indian recipe usually served as a side dish. It requires about 20 minutes of prep time and about 30 minutes of cooking time for a combined total time of 50 minutes. The overall cooking skill level is considered easy. This recipe will yield 6 servings if prepared as directed.
Servings 6
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Total Time 50 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Potatoes; Chickpeas
Category Beans & Legumes; Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Cook Method Boiling; Sautéing


  • 250 grams boiled chickpeas

  • 3 potatoes

  • 1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder

  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala (a mixture of mango powder, black salt, and asafoetida)

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 1/4 inch fresh ginger, grated

  • 1 tomato deseeded, medium chopped

  • 2 green chilies, deseeded, finely chopped

  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoonful salt

  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice


  • Boil the potatoes until soft and dice them into small cubes.

  • Wash the chick peas and strain.

  • In a non-stick pan, heat the oil and sauté the chopped green chilies, ginger, and onion for a minute over medium heat.

  • Add the chick peas and the potatoes, and mix until slightly brown.

  • Finally, add the tomatoes and toss it over medium heat.

  • Sprinkle in the cumin powder, red chili powder, chaat masala, and salt to taste.

  • Place the mixture in a bowl and add the lemon juice.

  • Garnish with the coriander.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 171 cal

  • Total fat: 2g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 192mg

  • Carbohydrate: 34g

  • Fiber: 6g

  • Protein: 6g