Chana Chaat Recipe - How to make Chana Chaat - Beach Side Chana chat

Chana Chaat Recipe - How to make Chana Chaat - Beach Side Chana chat:

Chana Chaat recipe I have shared here is one of the most healthy chat recipes. We are not adding any fried items like bhel, poori or papdi. Making chana chat is also quiet easy. Once you have the cooked chana in hand, you are 95 percent done and you have only 5 minutes task remaining to get a wonderful chana chat in hand. I would say it is definitely a healthy evening snack option for adults and kids.

Actually I had no plans to make this chana chaat. One day I soaked chana(white chicpeas, konda kadalai in tamil) overnight for making chana pulao for the next day lunch. I had a lot of chana leftover. So, I drained the excess water and kept in fridge for one more day for making chana masala for poori. But I was too busy to make it and I picked up this easy chana chaat recipe to use the leftover chana.

You must have tasted this chana chaat if you like eating chat items in beach. Now let us see how to make chana chaat.

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Beetroot Rice Recipe | Beetroot Pulao

Beetroot Rice Recipe | Beetroot Pulao:

Beetroot rice recipe is a very simple and healthy variety rice recipe. It is a good time saver since we do not need to cook any vegetables or kulambu separately. You can pack it in lunchbox too. The list of ingredients is also not quite big.


Points to note:

Do not add more ghee as it will spoil the real flavor of beetroot rice. Do not add more chilli powder or ginger garlic paste too for the same reason.


Side dish suggestion:

My favorite side dish for beetroot rice is plain curd. Onion raitha, Boondi raitha, pappad and fryums also act as great accompaniments.


Now, let us see how to make beetroot rice/beetroot pulao.

Beetroot Rice Recipe - Beetroot Pulao

Prep Time: 25 mins    |  Serves: 2
Recipe Category : Main course - variety rice


  • Plain Rice or Basmathi rice - 1 cup
  • Beetroot - 1 cup chopped into small cubes
  • Big onion - 1 chopped lengthwise
  • Tomato - 1 finely chopped
  • Coconut milk - 1 cup taken from 3 tbsp grated coconut
  • Coriander powder/Dhaniya powder - 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
  • Salt - As required
  • Curry Leaves - few
  • Cinnamon - 1/2 inch stick
  • Cardamom/Elachi - 1
  • Bay leaf - 1
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Ghee - 1-1.5 tsp to sprinkle and mix with cooked beetroot rice
  • Oil - 1 tbsp

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