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Looking for a tasty and easy snack that can be enjoyed on the go? If so, you are certainly in luck! Potato and chickpea chaat is an Indian dish with a unique flavor profile that packs a flavorful punch. This savory recipe has undeniable appeal – it’s light yet filling, spicy yet tangy, and easy to make! Aside from its deliciousness, it’s also incredibly versatile; this no-cook snack can be served up as part of your morning routine or as the perfect accompaniment to tea time in the evening. And best of all – it requires minimal preparation to get started – so let’s dive right in!

Looking for a snack that’s packed with protein and flavor? Look no further than chana chaat! This tasty snack is made with a blend of tender chickpeas and flavorful potatoes, all seasoned to perfection with a mix of spices and tangy sauces. And the best part? There are endless variations on this classic recipe, so you can customize it to your heart’s content. From adding extra heat with chili powder to sweet and sour flavors with a dollop of tamarind chutney, there are endless possibilities to explore. So why settle for a boring old snack when you can indulge in the zingy, zesty goodness of chana chaat?

Potato and Chickpea Snack (Chana Chaat)

Potato and Chickpea Snack (Chana Chaat)

Health Benefits

As a lover of delicious and healthy snacks, I cannot over-emphasize the countless health benefits of a perfectly cooked Chana Chaat! This tasty snack comprises a mix of protein and fiber-rich chickpeas, diced potato, juicy chunks of diced onion, tomato, and an array of exotic spices. With the perfect blend of flavors and textures, chana chaat is not just tantalizing to the taste buds but is also highly nutritious, making it an ideal snack for every health-conscious person. Let’s dive deeper and explore the health benefits of Chana Chaat, shall we?


Chickpeas are an excellent source of plant-based protein, which provides the body with a substantial amount of the necessary amino acids required for cell growth and repair. This, in turn, makes Chana Chaat a great snack for post-workout recovery or sustained energy throughout the day.


Potatoes are another key ingredient in Chana Chaat that add to the numerous health benefits of this savory snack. Potatoes are rich in potassium, which helps maintain optimal nerve and muscle function. They are also low in calories, making them a great option for those looking to lose weight.


Tomatoes are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that have numerous health benefits. They contain lycopene, a potent antioxidant that can help protect against chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease.


Onions are rich in flavonoids that are known for their anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Plus, its prebiotic properties make it an ideal superfood for gut health.


Chutneys like mint, coriander, or tamarind also have their own unique health benefits. Mint chutney offers cooling effects and aids digestion, while coriander has been shown to help fight inflammation and promote healthy blood sugar levels.

In conclusion, Chana Chaat is a fantastic snack that boasts numerous health benefits. With its combination of protein, fiber, and vitamin-rich ingredients, it’s a guilt-free snack that will leave you feeling satisfied and energized. It’s time to indulge in this savory and healthy treat, don’t you think?

Flavor Variations

Are you looking for a savory snack that’s bursting with flavor? Look no further than chana chaat, a popular Indian street food made with potatoes and chickpeas. This delicious snack boasts a combination of spicy, tangy, and sweet flavors, creating a truly unique and satisfying taste.\

One of the best things about chana chaat is that it’s incredibly versatile, allowing for a wide range of delicious flavor variations. For example, you can add in fresh chopped onions, tomatoes, and cilantro for a burst of fresh, garden flavor. Or, try adding in some chaat masala spice blend for an extra kick of heat.

For those with a sweet tooth, adding some tamarind chutney or sweet mango chutney can take the sweetness factor to the next level. And if you’re looking for a bit of crunchy texture to contrast with the soft potatoes and chickpeas, try sprinkling in some sev, a thin and crispy Indian noodle.

No matter how you choose to customize your chana chaat, one thing is for certain: this snack is the perfect marriage of bold flavors and satisfying textures. So why not whip up a batch for your next gathering, or as a quick and easy snack to enjoy on the go? Your taste buds will thank you!

Explore the wonderful flavors of this Indian street food!

Explore the wonderful flavors of this Indian street food!

Potato and Chickpea Snack (Chana Chaat)

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Potato and Chickpea Snack (Chana Chaat)

Chana Chaat is a popular Indian street food dish made with chickpeas, potatoes, and a variety of chutneys and spices. It is a delicious and nutritious snack or meal that is packed with protein and fiber.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 221 kcal


Let's gather the ingredients!

  • 2 cups chickpeas cooked and drained
  • 2 small potato diced and boiled
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 small tomato diced
  • 2 tbsp chutney tamarind, mint, or sweet
  • ½ tsp cumin ground
  • ¼ tsp coriander ground
  • ½ tsp chaat masala ground
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


Let's Begin!

  • In a large bowl, add the chickpeas, potato, onion, and tomato. Mix well without crushing.
  • Add your preferred chutney, cumin, coriander, chaat masala, salt, and pepper.
  • Mix together and garnish with cilantro and more chaat masala.
  • Serve and enjoy with family and friends!


Calories: 221kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 10gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 144mgPotassium: 691mgFiber: 9gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 552IUVitamin C: 24mgCalcium: 60mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Chana Chaat, chickpeas, easy to make, Healthy, Indian, Indian Street Food, potato, Street Food, vegan
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Just as we wrap up this blog post, let us remind ourselves that snacks can be both delicious and healthy. With its perfect blend of spiciness and sweetness, nothing quite says “Indian home” like the deliciously flavorful chana chaat. It makes for the perfect light breakfast or even a hearty snack before heading out for an evening of fun. Don’t forget to add a few diced potatoes to give your snacking moment some extra savory goodness. Invite your family and friends over and surprise them with this flavorful twist of classic flavors. And if you decide to give our vegan-friendly version of chana chaat a try, let us know what you think!


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