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black chana chat mI have posted few recipes of Black Chickpea Chat earlier, which were my family recipes but here I am sharing a recipe which I have saved from a group and it is so delicious.
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Boiled black chickpeas1/2 kg
Boiled potatoes 3 large, cut in cubes
Salt to taste
Shakar/ jaggery2-3 Tbsp
Tamarind paste1 cup
Red chili flakes1 tbsp
Fennel seeds1 tbsp
Cumin seeds1 tbsp
Whole red chilies6
Red chili powder2 tbsp or to taste
Whole coriander seeds1 tbsp
Turmeric powder1/4 tsp
Onion1 small, sliced
Curry leaves6-7
Oil1/2 cup
Coriander leavesas needed
Green chiliesas needed
Lemon juiceas needed


  • Dry roast 1 and half tbsp gram flour, salt, whole coriander, cumin seeds, red chili powder, whole red chilies and turmeric powder.
  • Add saunf/ fennel seeds in roasted spices and grind all.
  • Soak tamarind with shakar / raw sugar and mix well. You can microwave for 1 minute to dissolve sugar.
  •  Now add oil in pot and saute onion for few seconds, add curry leaves and stir. Now add grinded spices and tamarind pulp in it, mix all well.
  • Add chick peas and potato (boiled)  Mix well. Add salt, crushed red chilies and a little amount of water.
  • Let it simmer for few minutes.
  • Sprinkle coriander leaves and green chilies.
  • Chat should be saucy, if you feel dry than add water and cook for few minutes.
  • Squeeze lemon juice before serving.

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