Easy Street Style Channa Chaat Recipe!

A delicious bowl of channa chaat is every Pakistani’s favourite snack!

We all have that special food stall that serves literally THE best channa chaat ever and we often crave for it. So, why not make them at home for your next chaat cravings.

Find the recipe below and let us know how it turns out!

Street Style Channa Chaat

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Pakistani
Servings: 4


  • 1 Onion (sliced)
  • 1 Tomato (sliced)
  • 1 Green Chilli (chopped)
  • 4 tbsp Coriander (chopped)
  • 1 Potato (cut in cubes)
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Flakes
  • 1 or ½ tsp Dhania (Coriander Seeds)
  • 1 tbsp Chaat Masala
  • 3 ½ cup Chickpeas (Channay) (soaked for at least 7 hours)
  • Papri for garnishing

Imli and Kajoor Chatni

  • ½ cup Imli Pulp
  • ½ cup Khajoor (without seed)
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Chaat Masala (optional)


Imli and Khajoor Chutney

  • Take imli and khajoor and boil it together till they are mush
  • Put them into a blender and grind them to a smooth paste
  • Add sugar and spice and mix it well
  • Add in a little chaat masala for extra flavour and set aside

Channa Chaat

  • Soak the chickpeas overnight or at least for 7 hours beforehand
  • Boil your chickpeas until they are tender and soft
  • Take the boiled chickpeas and place them in large bowl
  • Add the chaat masala, salt and red chilli flakes and coriander seeds mix well
  • Add in the tomato, onions, chillies and potato and mix well again
  • Leave it for 5 mins to let the flavour set in
  • Now, add fresh yogurt, imli and khajoor chutney and mix again
  • Add coriander leaves and papri on top before serving and enjoy!