Aloo Chana Chat

Aloo Chana Chat, Potato Chickpeas chaat, Indian street food

Ingredients:

  • Aloo tikkis – 1 or 2
  • Chana masala – a ladle full
  • Tamarind date chutney – 1 or 2 spoons (or to taste)
  • Onion – 1 (small)
  • Tomato – 1 (small)
  • Coriander leaves  – 2 to 3 sprigs

For Channa masala:

  • Chickpeas – 1 ½ cups (cooked) 
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato – 1
  • Ginger garlic paste – 3/4 tspn
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tspn
  • Chili powder – 1/4 to 1/2 tspn
  • Coriander powder – 1 tspn
  • Cumin powder – 3/4 tspn
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tspn
  • Salt – to taste
  • Lemon juice – 1/2 tspn or (to taste)
  • Oil
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tspn

Recipe:

  1. Heat Oil in a pan. Add Cumin seeds, once the seeds starts spluttering add Onion and fry till they are transparent.
  2. Add Ginger garlic paste and fry till smell goes. Add Tomato and fry till they are soft.
  3. Add all the masala powders and fry for a minute.
  4. Then add salt and water, boil for 5 minutes.
  5. Add cooked Channa, mash 1/3rd of the channa and boil till the curry is thick.
  6. Add Lemon juice and remove from heat.
  7. For Chat: Place 1 or 2 tikkis in a plate. Cover it with a ladle full of channa masala. Drizzle Tamarind-date chutney, Onion, Tomato, Coriander leaves and serve immediately. 

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