Spiced chickpea chaat garnished with coriander, green chilli and lime.
Gughani Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- Indian


- 1

Cooking Time

-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 20 Min


  • 1 cup Whole Black Gram
  • Salt
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • ½ tsp Red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder
  • Salt
  • 4 tbsp tamarind pulp
  • 1 tbsp Green Chutney
  • Coriander Leaves


  1. 1

    Soak whole black gram overnight.
  2. 2

    warm water in pan, add black gram overnight soaked, salt, turmeric powder and let it ciik till soft and tender.
  3. 3

    for tadka warm oil in a pan, add cumin let splutter, add chopped tomatoes, chopped green chilli, chopped onion, chopped ginger, red chilli powder, turmeric powder garam masala powder, salt and sauté.
  4. 4

    when tomato become soft add boiled chana.
  5. 5

    sauté all ingredients in the pan and mash few channas to give different texture to gughani.
  6. 6

    add tamarind pulp and sauté.
  7. 7

    remove gughani in a bowl, add chopped onion, green chutney and chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  8. 8

    garnish with lemon and green chilli.
  9. 9

    gughani is ready to serve.
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