Sprouts Chaat

Photo credit: Megha Bhuwalka


  • 2 cups moong (green gram) sprouts or kala chana (brown chickpeas) sprouts
  • ½ cup chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ cup chopped onions
  • ½ cup chopped steamed potatoes
  • ½ cup chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • Juice of ½ a lime
  • ¼ tsp black salt (kala namak)
  • Chaat masala to taste (optional)
  • ½ tsp grated ginger
  • ½ tsp minced green chillies (or to taste)
  • Date and tamarind chutney to taste
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens, for the garnish
  • 1 tbsp crushed roasted peanuts, for the garnish


Steam the moong or chana sprouts until tender. Transfer to a mixing bowl and add in the onions, tomatoes, potatoes, coriander, and lime juice. Mix in the black salt, date chutney, chaat masala, ginger and green chillies to taste. Serve garnished with spring onion greens and roasted peanuts.

Serves 2-3