Spicy Chole Chaat: A Delicious and Nutritious Recipe

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Chole Chaat

Chole Chaat is India’s favorite and most consumed snack. It is not just easy to make but it is considered to have a lot of health benefits.

Chole is also called Chickpea in English and also called Chana in Hindi.

The dish originated in northern India and has since spread throughout the country and beyond, it is developing into a beloved staple in Indian cuisine.

Chole is popular for its variety of curry and snack recipes like Chole Curry, Kadai Chole, Peshwari Chole, Black Chole, Aloo Tikki Chole, Samosa Chole, Methi Chole, Palak Chole, Paneer Chole, Black Chana Chole, Sukha Kala Chole, Chole Subzi, Chole Masala, Potato Methi Chole, Hariyali Chole, Jeera Chole Masala, and so on.

This is a kid-friendly recipe and one can be more creative in exploring the recipes with all the tastes your kids love. You can feed them as a side dish or you can make a proper curry to feed them as a main dish.

Chole goes well with almost everything. Chapati, Roti, Tandoori, Naan, Butter Naan, Bhature, Pulka, Rice, Bagara Rice, Jeera Rice, Bread, flavored rice, Biryani, and whatnot.

Of course, I need not say this but the popular, killer, deadly, and mouthwatering combination is Chole Bhature. It is definitely a slurp-slurp recipe.

Chole is the go-to option for all protein and fiber lovers, especially those who are vegetarians. This is also a good option for those looking for a quick and easy snack or for those who want to add a little spice to their meal.

In fact, it is a more popular snack in India than compared to pani puri and other street foods. Steamed chole mixed with spices, chaat powder, onions, tomatoes, and lemon drops is sure to please even the most discerning palate.

No two people can make this recipe taste similar, as it gives all the luxury to people to add anything they want and still it tastes good.

Try this Nutritious Snack prepared with our culinary experience which is pleasing to the palate.

We have prepared 2 types of Chole Chaat which are more popular:

Street Style Masala Chole Chaat
Street Style Dahi Aloo Chole Chaat

So why not give this dish a try and enjoy the delicious taste of chole chaat today?

Pro Tip: Please use high-quality chickpeas, and soak them overnight for better taste and results.

Please watch the video below for detailed step-by-step instructions.

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How to make Healthy Snack – Chole Chaat with step-by-step photos:

1. Take 2 cups of chole, add water, and soak overnight


2. This is how it looks the next day morning

3. Add them to a pressure cooker with 1 tablespoon of salt

4. Pressure cook for 3 whistles

5. Cook until the chole gets crushed with 2 fingers easily

6. Drain water and transfer the boiled chole to a cotton cloth and leave them to get cool

7. Add 1 tablespoon of oil to the new pan

8. Add 1 tablespoon of red chili powder

9. Add 1 tablespoon of salt

10. Add 1 cup of boiled chole

11. Mix well and transfer them to a serving bowl

12. Add diced tomatoes, onions, cucumber, 1 teaspoon of black pepper powder, 1 teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of red chili powder, 1 teaspoon of jeera powder, 1 teaspoon of amchur powder, and squeeze half lemon juice

13. Mix well

14. Transfer it to a serving plate and add some fresh coriander leaves

15. Add a thin sev on top of it

16. Masala Chole Chaat is ready

17. Add 1 cup of chole to another serving bowl

18. Add 1 small cup of boiled aloo

13. 12. Add diced tomatoes, onions, cucumber, 1 teaspoon of black pepper powder, 1 teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of red chili powder, 1 teaspoon of jeera powder, 1 teaspoon of amchur powder, and 3 tablespoons of curd

14. Mix well

15. Transfer it to a serving plate and add fresh coriander leaves

16. Add thin sev on top 

17. Aloo Dahi Chole Chaat is ready

Enjoy your delicious and flavorful chole chaat!

Masala Chole Chaat and Aloo Dahi Chole Chaat



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Chole Chaat Recipe

Kashmiri Shahi Dum Aloo

  • Chole

  • Oil

  • Red Chili Powder

  • Salt

  • Black Pepper Powder

  • Jeera Powder

  • Amchur Powder

  • Onions

  • Tomatoes

  • Cucumber

  • Curd

  • Lemon Juice

  • Sev


  • Step by Step making process

Chole Chaat Recipe - Masala and Aloo Dahi Chole Chaat

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