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Chana chilli

Chana chilli

Crispy snack made by using chickpeas.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword chana chilli, chilli chana, chole chilli
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Soaking Time 6 hours
Servings 4 people
Author Pragya


  • 1 cup chole/chickpea
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup corn flour
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1/4 cup capsicum
  • 1/4 cup red bel pepper
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp red chilli sauce
  • 2 tsp schezwan sauce
  • 2 tsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • spring onion handful


  • To prepare chana chilli first, you have to cook chana and for that soak the chana for 6 hours and add it to a pressure cooker with salt and close the lid
  • cook until two whistles on high heat and 15 minutes on low heat
  • strain it and let it cool
  • now add corn flour and mix it well
  • drop it in hot oil
  • fry on high heat until golden brown and crisp
  • now in a pan add oil, ginger, garlic and green chilli and fry it for a minute
  • add onion, capsicum, red bell pepper and cook until it becomes soft
  • add soy sauce, chilli sauce, red chilli sauce, schezwan sauce, tomato ketchup and vinegar and mix it well
  • now add the fried chickpeas and mix it well
  • add handful of spring onion and mix it
  • chana chilli is ready