Green Chickpeas And Pomegranate Chaat

4.40 from 7 votes

This is an Indian Savory street food which is made with boiled fresh green chana (Chickpeas) and pomegranate pearls.
It is a healthy snack for diet-conscious people who are counting their calories to reduce weight. Green Chickpeas are rich in proteins so just include them in your diet.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Served AsSnacks
Recipe Taste Sweet
Servings 4


  • 2 cup Fresh green chickpeas choliya / green chana
  • ½ cup Pomegranate
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes firm, deseeded and chopped
  • 4 Cherry tomatoes cut into halves
  • 1 Cucumber small, deseeded and chopped
  • 1/4 Raw Mango cubed
  • 1/4 bunch coriander leaves fresh, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 15 ml Lemon juice


  • Cook choliya/ Green Chickpeas in 1 ½ cups of water till done, further cook it till all the water evaporates (approximately 15 minutes).
  • Place in a glass bowl add pomegranate pearls, chopped onions, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, raw mango coriander leaves, roasted cumin powder, black pepper, salt and lemon juice and mix well.
  • Few things which you can optional as they taste great are peanuts, walnuts or raisins.
  • If you are dry roasting ingredients peanuts, it has to be done on a medium flame. Also the cooking time mentioned above would be from 05 minutes to 20-25 minutes.
  • Serve hot.


This Recipe has been shared by Chef Reetu Uday Kugaji; Program Head – Culinary Arts Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and ITM – Institute of Hotel Management, Navi Mumbai.  
She believes that food that she cooks should touch heart and soul of the person and dedicates all her success to her Angel Mother.
Works as Speciality Chef with Percept Knorigin, Cinecurry, Chefsutra and as a Food Author with PioneerchefPinksworth, Tanyamunshi, MangobunchPlattershare, Womenplanet
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 385 kcal | Carbohydrates: 69 g | Protein: 17 g | Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 42 mg | Potassium: 1138 mg | Fiber: 7 g | Sugar: 10 g | Vitamin A: 1103 IU | Vitamin C: 29 mg | Calcium: 209 mg | Iron: 5 mg

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  1. 5 stars
    Thnk you Chef Reetu for such an awesome weight loss recipe…
    Looks good and I’m sure taste must be delish too.
    Thnx Plattershare for sharing.

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