Ghugni Chaat

Servings: 2-3

Cooking Time: 30 minutes


For Ghugni –

  • 1.5 cups dry yellow peas
  • 3 cups water for boiling
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Pinch of orange food color (optional)
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp ginger roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp refined oil
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder (you can adjust it according to taste)
  • 1 tsp garam masala

For Serving –


Ghugni Chaat 1

Soak the peas in water for at least 4-5 hours,then rinse it nicely.

Take the soaked peas in pressure cooker,add 3 cups of water,salt,turmeric powder and orange food color.Close the lid and pressure cook it up to 2-3 whistles only.Do not over cook it other wise the peas will become very soft and mushy. Open the lid only when the pressure escapes naturally.If the peas are not cooked then pressure cook it again only up to 1 whistle.

Ghugni Chaat 5

After boiling ,the peas should look like the picture given above.The peas should be whole not very soft and mushy.

Now take ginger and garlic in a blender jar and blend it to a smooth paste using little water as required.

Ghugni Chaat 8

Take oil in a deep pan or kadhai,

when oil is hot enough then add ginger garlic paste in it and saute it for about a minute or so till the raw aroma of ginger and garlic escapes.

Ghugni Chaat 11

Now as ginger and garlic is cooked properly stir in the boiled peas,add red chilli powder and garam masala in it.Mix it nicely.Let the ghugni simmer on medium heat for about 5-7 minutes.

Ghugni Chaat 12

Our super tasty hot ghugni is ready to be transformed into a delicious chaat. Now take out ghugni in a small bowl or plate in which you want to serve it and top it nicely with sweet tamarind chutney,salt,roasted cumin powder,red chilli powder and black salt according to taste.Now finally add finely chopped onion,green chillies,coriander and serve it warm.

Ghugni Chaat 13

Finger licking ghugni chaat is ready to be enjoyed with your friends and family.This is a very simple chaat but it is super delicious.Do try this and let me know how you like it.


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23 Comments Add yours

  1. This is one of my favourite dishes! 🙂

    Liked by 3 people

    1. I love it too…☺

      Liked by 2 people

  2. Muh mei paani….Very nice

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    1. Thank you so much Reena☺

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  3. Blog पढकर मुँह में पानी आ गया,
    बहुत बढीया , मै यूपी से हूँ , स्कूल के दिन याद आ गया.

    Liked by 3 people

    1. Thank you Jaiswal Ji..

      Liked by 1 person

  4. arv! says:

    I have had this during my Kolkata visit. Its great. Its not popular here though.

    Liked by 3 people

    1. Ya its very famous in Kolkata , Jharkhand and Bihar…Thank you so much for stopping by.

      Liked by 2 people

      1. arv! says:

        Happy to know Anshu 🙂

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  5. Megala says:

    Yellow peas are always my faves, it looks so delicious!

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Thanks a lot Megala…This is super delicious and very easy..

      Liked by 2 people

  6. Chaats are always tempting… You are so good in chaats.

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    1. Thank you so much Dimple☺

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  7. Dice n Cook says:

    wow yummy

    Liked by 2 people

  8. contentcreator says:

    Great Post ! 🙂

    Liked by 3 people

  9. Reminds me of Matraa chaat we used to have in UP! Bookmarked and on my list! thanx for sharing 🙂

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    1. Recently I also came to know from one of friend that it is also know as Matraa Chaat..Thank you so much for liking it..Please let me know how you like it..

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  10. umaima12 says:

    I love to eat chaa’t I must try your receipe It’s look Amazing 😍😍

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    1. Thanks a lot…Do try this Ghugni is scrumptious..pls let me know how you like☺


      1. umaima12 says:

        Yeah Sure I’ll make it then I give you the review back ♡

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      2. Thanks a lot ☺


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