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Protein packed Chola Chaat Recipe

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with our Protein-Packed Chola Chaat Recipe! This quick and easy recipe is bursting with flavors and is an excellent addition to your Ramadan Iftar table. Packed with protein-rich chola (chickpeas), this chaat is not only delicious but also incredibly nutritious. This protein-packed chola chaat is perfect for those looking for a quick and easy recipe that doesn't compromise on flavor. It's an ideal dish for your iftar spread during the holy month of Ramadan or for any time you crave a healthy and satisfying snack.


  • 1½ tbsp cooking oil

  • ½ tsp cumin seeds

  • 2 cups boiled chola (chickpeas)

  • ½ tsp red chili powder

  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • ¾ tsp cumin powder

  • 1 tsp garam masala

  • ½ tsp black salt (bit lobon)

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • ¾ cup cucumber, chopped

  • 1 medium tomato, chopped

  • 2 green chilies, chopped

  • 3 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped

  • Salt to taste

  • Lime juice to taste


  1. Heat 1½ tbsp of cooking oil in a pan.

  2. Once the oil is warm, add ½ tsp of cumin seeds and sauté for 20-30 seconds.

  3. Add 2 cups of boiled chola (chickpeas) and mix well.

  4. Add ½ tsp red chili powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ¾ tsp cumin powder, and 1 tsp garam masala. Mix well.

  5. Add ½ tsp of black salt (bit lobon) and sauté for 3-4 minutes over high heat.

  6. Once done, transfer the mixture to a bowl and let it cool.

  7. Add 1 small chopped onion, ¾ cup chopped cucumber, 1 medium chopped tomato, 2 chopped green chilies, and 3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves.

  8. Season with salt and lime juice to taste. Mix well.

  9. Serve and enjoy your protein-packed Chola Chaat!

This dish is not only delicious but also packed with nutrients, making it a perfect addition to your Iftar meals. Enjoy!

Servings: 4

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 200-250 kcal

  • Protein: 8-10 g

  • Carbohydrates: 35-40 g

  • Dietary Fiber: 8-10 g

  • Sugars: 5-6 g

  • Fat: 4-5 g

  • Saturated Fat: 0.5-1 g

  • Sodium: 200-300 mg (depending on the amount of salt used)

  • Vitamin C: 10-15% of the Daily Value (DV)

  • Vitamin A: 5-10% DV

  • Iron: 15-20% DV

  • Calcium: 5-10% DV

1 comentario

Regarding chola chaat, does it matter that I can't get black chickpeas or black salt? The recipe sounds amazing.

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