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Bengal Gram Salad

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Time20 Min
DifficultyEasy
Serves1

Locally known as ‘chana chaat’, this Bengal gram salad recipe is a nutritious and delicious salad prepared with black chickpea also known as Desi chana. Bengal gram salad is a popular street food that can be had as a snack, salad accompaniment or as a whole meal! Check out our detailed Bengal gram salad video recipe to know how to make this salad at home! The black cooked chickpeas are tossed in a ... n ethnic blend of delicate Indian spices, fresh veggies and herbs to create a simple yet irresistible flavour and taste! With very few ingredients, the Bengal gram salad recipe is one of the simplest and quickest recipes that can be made within 20 minutes! It’s just perfect for breakfast, lunch or simply any time of the day! The best part about the recipe is that it’s vegan and completely gluten-free! You can also add some citrus fruits and veggies to this recipe to make it healthier and more delicious. You can add oranges, capsicum, boiled potatoes, onions, apple, etc to this recipe to make it more flavourful and nourishing. Kids would simply love this recipe since it tastes more like a chaat, for that we would also recommend using a pinch of chaat masala to the recipe. Take the salad to the next level by adding a dash of sweet and tangy tamarind chutney while serving it! Whenever your mind craves for chaats next time, just prepare this restaurant-style Bengal gram salad and enjoy!

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre33 Cal33 Cal33 Cal33 Cal
  • 2gProtein
  • 1gFat
  • 5gCarbs
  • 3gFibre

Ingredients

Fruits & Vegetables

Tomato

Tomato

0.25 cups

English Cucumber

English Cucumber

0.25 unit

Dry Grocery

Salt

Salt

0.5 teaspoons

Red Chilli Powder

Red Chilli Powder

1 pinch

Other

Raw Whole Black Gram

Raw Whole Black Gram

1.5 tablespoons

Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice

0.5 teaspoons

Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

4 leafs

Directions
1
Soak Chana Overnight.
2
Boil soaked Chana in salted water.
3
In a bowl, add boiled Chana, chopped Tomatoes, chopped Cucumber, Chilli Powder, Salt, chopped Coriander Leaves and Lemon Juice. Mix well.
4
Serve in a bowl and garnish with chopped Coriander.

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