Here is a quick and exciting version of Chana Chaat, which kids will love even more than the elaborate version. Loaded with refreshing cucumber, succulent paneer, crunchy spring onions and other flavourful ingredients, this Chana Chaat is sure to be enjoyed thoroughly by kids.

A dash of chaat masala and tomato ketchup work together to create a tongue-tickling flavour, which will delight the young palate. You could help your kids to prepare the ingredients, and let them toss it together themselves, so they can get a kick out of imitating the deft movements of the roadside chaat vendors.

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Makes 4 servings


1 1/2 cups soaked and boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas)
1/2 cup paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
1/2 cucumber
1 spring onion
2 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp chaat masala
1 tsp chopped coriander (dhania) leaves
salt to taste


  1. Peel the cucumber and cut into small pieces. Keep aside.
  2. Chop the spring onion whites and greens. Keep aside.
  3. Combine the chick peas, paneer, cucumber and spring onions in a deep bowl and mix well.
  4. Add the tomato ketchup, chaat masala, coriander and salt and toss well.
  5. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Value

Value per serving % Daily Values
Energy 177 cal 9%
Protein 8.8 g 16%
Carbohydrates 23.4 g 8%
Fiber 9 g 36%
Fat 5.8 g 9%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Vitamin A 177.5 mcg 4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 0.1 mg 10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1 mg 9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.9 mg 7%
Vitamin C 7.3 mg 18%
Vitamin E 0.3 mg 2%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) 59.1 mcg 30%
Calcium 156.3 mg 26%
Iron 1.7 mg 8%
Magnesium 54.6 mg 16%
Phosphorus 150.2 mg 25%
Sodium 85.1 mg 4%
Potassium 302.3 mg 6%
Zinc 0.9 mg 9%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.