Lobia chaat

Lobia chaat is a delicious, healthy chaat made with lobia /cowpea/ black eyed peas. This chaat can be eaten at snack time, at ifthar as well as like a salad for lunch or dinner. Lobia is a super bean with a lots of nutrition, hence lots of health benefits.

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Prep time : 4 – 6 hours / overnight soaking.

Cooking time : 10 – 15 min in pressure cooker.

Serves : 2

Ingredients :

  • Lobia – 1/2 cup
  • Onion – 1/2, medium finely chopped
  • Tomato – 1/2 medium, finely chopped
  • Capsicum – half ( optional) , chopped
  • Carrot – 1/2, finely chopped or grated
  • Cucumber – 1/2, finely chopped
  • Coriander leaves – few, finely chopped
  • Chaat masala – 1 teaspoon
  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 or 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – to taste
  • Lime – 1/2 , juice

Method :

  1. Wash & soak the lobia for overnight or 4 -6 hours.
  2. Add 1 teaspoon salt, 2 cups water & pressure cook for 1 or 2 whistles. Do not overcook as it will turn mushy. You can cook in open pot too.
  3. Once pressre settles, drain the cooked lobia and let it cool.
  4. In a mixing bowl, add cooled lobia & all listed ingredients & give a good mix.
  5. Lobia chaat is ready.
  6. Garnish with sev or pomegranate seeds & serve.

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