Category Archives: CHAATS

salad with chickpeas (chana)andfruits(chaat/sundal)

salad with chickpeas (chana)andfruits(chaat/sundal)

salad with chickpeas and fruits(chaat/sundal)If it’s for Navrathri kolu then serving a type of sundal is a must and for this occasion if a different kind of sundal if served will be more interesting than the regular one. More than a salad or a chaat this chana fruit snack can be called as a sundal(a type of healthy snack) too why not? a combination of chickpeas/garbanzo/chana along with some fruits for this “Navrathri” will be too good. For seasoning I have added just chat masala and salt but you can add black salt even chilli powder with little salt will do. Continue reading

channa chaat recipe /chickpeas chaat(garbanzo beans)

channa chaat recipe /chickpeas chaat(garbanzo beans)

channa chaat recipe /chickpeas chaatWe get the stomach churning hunger pangs at any hour in a day its a kind of emotional craving that we have to feed immediately some thing so that our craving for food gets well-pleased.But during those restless hours of thirst(for food) our mind is fully occupied with crispy high calorie instant snacks!of-course we can enjoy high fat food but not always even for a normal person who has stable physical well-being. Continue reading

mix fruit chaat /recipe for fruit chaat

mix fruit chaat /recipe for fruit chaat

mix fruit chaat /recipe for fruit chaatWe need fruits in our diet as they are the store house of nutrients to lead a healthy active energetic life but having whole fruits daily is totally boring !to make it interesting you will always like to have it in different forms like fruit salads(in many different forms),smoothies and of-course fruit chaats.This fruit chaat is a main starter meal during holy Ramadan month importantly during the if-tar feast.The specialty of fruit chaats are that they are so versatile that any kind of fruit to your own likings and availability can be added! Continue reading

make green chutney (hari) for chaats sandwiches

make green chutney (hari) for chaats sandwiches

hari chutneyIn a snacky chaat world the lovely main characters(ingredients I mean)are sweet/tamarind chutney and the other is the green/hari chutney!the part played by the green chutney is spiciness and tamarind for its tangy sweetness!both are inevitable ones and that’s the reason why chaat foods are finger licking good and addictive.Taking about the coriander leaves!of course we know their fragrance and benefits are distinctive and well appreciated! Continue reading

tamarind chutney sauce /sweetchutneyforchaats

tamarind chutney sauce /sweetchutneyforchaats

tamarind chutney sauce /sweet chutneyChaats would have been a failure snack if these sauces/chutneys are not there!they are so inevitable that they make the snack more expressive and complete.In special chaat houses even road side shops here serve hot samosas with tangy sweet tamarind chutney and tomato sauce,but I always have a great craving for tamarind chutney sauce and Continue reading