Chatpata Chana Raita (Chickpeas in Hot Sour Yogurt)

Chick Peas
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  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
214 Calories
6g Fat
29g Carbs
11g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 4
Amount per serving
Calories 214
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 233mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Protein 11g
Calcium 183mg 14%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Not only is this a great side dish for any meal, but Chatpata Chana Raita is also a terrific on-a-diet dish. Eat a large bowl of it and you'll be filled up, in your stomach and your mind.


  • 2 cups yogurt
  • 1 cup boiled chickpeas (boil with salt to taste)
  • 1 large green bell pepper/capsicum diced fine
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp lightly roasted cumin seeds ground coarsely
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • Pinch salt to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. In a salad bowl, whisk the yogurt well to remove any lumps.

  2. Add all the remaining ingredients, taste and add salt if needed. Mix well.

  3. Chill for an hour and serve.