Chana chaat with Dahi phulki

White Chana chaat

white chick peas chaat

My mother’s special chat , I saw her making this chat in ,parties,Quran khuanis and eids, although she was making chats with different methods but this was her famous one , she was using roasted crushed cumin seeds.


2 cups white chick peas (wash and addd 1 tsp baking soda,then soak overnight ,then boil in same water till done) discard remaining water..

imli pulp 1/2 cup (to ur taste)

crushed red chill 1 tsp

Roasted crushed cumin 1 tsp

salt 1 tsp

chat masala 1 tsp

sugar 1 tsp

boiled potatoes 1 large (boiled n diced)

onion slices 1

hara dhania,coriander

hari mirch,green chillies


tomato 1 chopped

In a bowl mix all ingredients ,mix half hara masala also. Mix well,i will recommend u to make it 1 hrs prior potato n chanas will absorb masala .

Before serving garnish with remaining hara masala ,onions and tomatos…..

Serve with dahi phulki and papri.

For papri recipe see my older post.

Dahi phulki


Green chili 1 large

Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp

Onion 1 small

Baking Soda 1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Red chili powder 1 tsp or to taste

Gram flour 1 cup (sifted)

Yogurt 1/2 kg

Salt to taste

Black Salt 1/4 tsp


Take a bowl Add salt , baking soda,cumin,green chillies,onion and red chili powder too.
Mix in sifted gram flour and make a thick paste.

Leave this for 15 minutes

Prepare yogurt by adding salt and black salt in it. Mix well. (you can use nestle raita also)

Heat oil and drop 1 tbsp gram flour mixture in hot oil. Fry till brown.

Take water in a bowl and drop all dumplings in it for 5- 10 minutes. Squeeze water with hands carefully and arrange in a serving dish.

Make Green Chutney and Imli Chutney .for chutneys see my older posts.

Pour yogurt on dumplings and then both Chutneys.

Sprinkle chaat masala.

Serve with papri and chana chaat.


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