Green Channa Chaat is a spicy chaat /snack recipe. It is a protein rich recipe. This is a famous roadside recipe especially in the beach side in Mumbai.
Dry Green Chana (Dried Green Bengal Gram) – 1 ½ cup
Onion (finely chopped) – 1 cup
Green Chilli – 3 to 4 (finely chopped)
Tomato (finely chopped) – 1 cup
Roasted Jeera (Cumin) Seed Powder – 1 tsp
Chaat Masala – 1 tsp
Lemon Juice – ¾ tsp
Finely Chopped Cilantro (Dhania) – ¼ cup
Mangoes (finely chopped) – ¼ cup
Soak the dry Chana in water for 6 to 8 hours.
Pressure cook them with 3 cups of water and a spoon of salt for 4 to 5 whistles. The Chana should become soft (not mushy).
Strain the water away. Take the Chana in a mixing bowl. Add the Onion, Tomato and Green Chilli, Roasted Jeera Powder, Chat Masala powder, Chilli Powder, Lemon Juice, Salt and Mangoes.
Mix well and serve immediately.
Adjust the ingredients to suit the taste bud.
Mango may not be available in all season. Omit it if it is not available. It adds a tangy flavor if added. Select Mangoes which are not sour.