Boil Chickpeas: Soak chickpeas (chanin 4 cups of water for 6 hours.
Drain water and wash chana before boiling.
In a pan, add soaked chana (chickpeawith 3 cups of water.
Also, add salt – 2 Tps and baking powder – 1 Tsp.
Cover the pan and cook on medium-low heat for 1 hour.
After a 1-hour check water level. Make it dry on high heat.
Start Making Chaat: Now in a pan, add oil – 2 Tsp and heat it up.
Add cumin seeds – 1 Tsp and let it pop for few seconds.
Now add red chili powder and a pinch of turmeric.
Saute for a few seconds.
Add boiled chickpeas and stir on medium heat for 2 – 3 minutes.
Now add chopped onion, green chilies, and fresh coriander and give it quick mix on medium heat.
Sprinkle chaat masala and pour freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Give it a good mix.
Kala chana chaat is ready to serve