Special dahi chana chaat

Its time to boil and store chana/chickpeas for Ramzan. Here is a great new special dahi chana chat recipe for you and a storage method to go with it. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Chanay (Chickpeas) ½ kg
  • Pani (Water) as required
  • Baking soda ½ tsp (optional)
  • Pani (Water) as required
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tbs
  • Pani (Water) 1 & ½ Cups
  • Besan (Gram flour) 2 tbs
  • Zarda ka rang (Yellow food color) ¼ tsp
  • Chaat masala ½ tbs
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Lal mirch (Red chili) crushed ½ tsp
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed 1 tsp
  • Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) crushed ½ tbs
  • Imli pulp (Tamarind pulp) ½ Cup
  • Chanay (Chickpeas) boiled 3 Cups
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped ½ Cup
  • Tamatar (Tomato) chopped ½ Cup
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) 2
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped
  • Pani (Water) as required
  • Zarda ka rang (Yellow food color) ¼ tsp
  • Aloo (Potatoes) cubes 1 Cup


  • Aloo (Potatoes)
  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked
  • Papri
  • Chaat masala to taste
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped


In bowl,add chickpeas,water,baking soda and mix,cover and let it soak for overnight on your counter then drain the chickpeas and wash with tap water.

In pressure cooker,add soaked chickpeas,water,salt,mix well and bring it to boil,cover and pressure cook for 20 minutes or until the chickpeas are tender then drain.

Let them cool down.

Can be stored in freezer for up to 1-2 months.

In wok,add water,gram flour and whisk well.

Add yellow food color and mix well.

Add chaat masala,red chili powder,salt,red chili crushed,cumin seeds,coriander seeds,mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Add tamarind pulp and mix well.

Add boiled chickpeas and give it a good mix.

Add onion,tomato,green chilies,fresh coriander and mix well.

In saucepan,add water,yellow food color,potatoes,mix well and boil until potatoes are tender (approx. 15-18 minutes) then drain.


In serving dish,add chanay,boiled potatoes,yogurt,papri,chaat masala,fresh coriander & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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