7 Ghugni Chaat Recipes You Should Try!

Ghughni Chaat
by Vinita Jain
by Vinita Jain 134

Indians love chana or chickpeas. One of the popular street food options made with chana is ghugni chaat. This tasty and affordable snack is almost a cult in Kolkata and Eastern India. Ghugni is a spicy curry made with chickpeas or Bengal gram seeds that can be eaten alone with masala and onions and/or as a side dish with hot puris.

We’ve rounded up 7 recipes of delectable ghugni chaat that you can easily make at home. Do check them out.


Ghugni is a simple, semi-liquid curry made from dried yellow peas or white beans with potatoes, onions, tomatoes, green peppers, and a variety of spices. Check out this video of Yum and make finger-licking ghugni chaat at home.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor brings the recipe for authentic Bengali-style ghugni chaat recipe. To create a nice crunch in the dish, add a little Imli ki chutney, and squeeze a lemon.

Rims Easy Cooking Recipes

Street-style flavours definitely hit differently. Check out this recipe of Rims and make delicious street-style ragda chaat/ghugni chaat recipe at home. To enhance the flavours of chaat top it with green & imli chutney, curd, onions, papdi, and sev.

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Bong Eats

A good ghugni is one in which the dal is thoroughly cooked but not over-boiled. The consistency must also be moderate and viscous, not watery. Check out this traditional recipe of ghugni chaat shared by Bong Eats.


Put an end to your cravings for something ‘chatpata’ by trying this recipe of ghugni at home shared by roshan_rishu.

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All About Cooking And Travel

Check out this exclusive recipe of ghugni chaat shared by All About Cooking & Travel. Here the chef also makes a mashed potato tikki and then serves it with tamarind chutney, sev, coriander leaves, etc.

Kunal Kapur

Make ghugni at home and pair it up with bread or roti. Keep the spice level according to your tolerance.

Follow any of the above-mentioned recipes and devour ghugni chaat bowls at home.

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