Kalay Chanay ki Chaat

A very special Kalay Chanay ki chaat recipe for you. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Kalay chanay (Black chickpeas) 300 gm (soaked for 2-3 hours with baking soda ½ tsp)
  • Pani (Water) 2 Cups
  • Pyaz (Onion) slices 2 medium
  • Tamatar (Tomato) cubes 2 medium
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs
  • Baking soda ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Imli ka gooda (Tamarind pulp) 1 tbs
  • Chaat masala 1 tsp


  • Oil ¼ Cup
  • Sabut lal mirch (Whole red chili) 5-6
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Curry pata (Curry leaves) 8-10
  • Hari mirch (Green chili)
  • Hara dhania (Coriander)


In pot,add black chickpeas,water,onion,tomatoes,ginger garlic paste,baking soda,red chili powder,salt and mix well.

Cover and cook on low flame for 30-40 minutes or until done.

Cook until water is reduced,add tamarind pulp,chaat masala and mix well.


In small frying pan,add oil,whole red chilies,cumin seeds,curry leaves and mix.

Now pour tadka on black chickpeas and mix.

Garnish with green chili and coriander.

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