Fed up of your boring diet food? Try this healthy, delicious Chana Chaat

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This chana chaat is part of my cousin’s protein rich diet. Somehow in our minds the word diet means tasteless. But my aunt has made her dieting so much easier with this protein rich recipe without compromising on the taste.

For a vegetarian like me, pulses and legumes are the main sources of protein and I am always looking out for newer recipes because daal everyday does get boring. I had this chaat at her place and I was hooked to it. Now I make it quite often and take it with me in a snack box to office. It’s perfect for those before and after lunch hunger pangs.

Diet friendly Chana chaat

Preparation Time: 15 mins | no cooking| Serves 2

1 cup boiled black chana
1/2 cup mixed sprouts
1 potato, boiled and chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 tomato, chopped
1 cucumber, chopped
1 green chilli, chopped
2 tsp chana masala
1 tsp lemon juice
Salt to taste
1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped

* Chop tomato, onion, potato and cucumber in small cubes, roughly similar in size.

* In a big mixing bowl, mix together all the ingredients. Give them a nice toss.

* Check seasoning and adjust to your taste. You may or may not add chillies depending on your taste buds.

* Keep in refrigerator for about 30 minutes, serve cold and enjoy without guilt.