Hara Choliya and Anar Chaat

  • PREP TIME: 10 minutes
  • COOK TIME : 15 minutes
  • SERVES: 04 - 06 pax

An Indian Savory street food prepared with boiled fresh green chana and pomegranate pearls with a dash of lemon juice.

Ingredients and Quantity

  • Hara Choliya (Fresh green chana) - 02 cups
  • Pomegranate pearls- ½ cup
  • Onion, chopped-01 large
  • Tomatoes, firm, deseeded and chopped-02 nos.
  • Cherry tomatoes, cut into halves- 04 nos.
  • Cucumber, deseeded and chopped- 01 small
  • Raw Mango, cubed- 1/4th no.
  • Fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped- 1/4th bunch
  • Cumin powder- 1/4th tsp.
  • Black pepper powder- 1/4th tsp.
  • Salt –to taste
  • Lemon juice-15 ml.


  1. Cook choliya in 1 ½ cups of water till done, futher cook it till all the water evaporates (approximately 15 minutes).
  2. Place in a glass bowl add pomegranate pearls, chopped onions, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, raw mango coriander leaves, roasted cumin powder, black pepper, salt and lemon juice and mix well.
  3. Serve hot.

Chef Tips

  1. You may replace peanuts with walnuts.
  2. You may add raisins.
  3. If you are dry roasting ingredients from Oats to peanuts, has to be done on a medium flame. Also the cooking time mentioned above would be from 05 minutes to 20-25 minutes.