Mung Beans Chaat/Mung Beans Bhel

For the day 2 under the themes chaat I chose a simple yet healthy bhel made with mung beans.This can be made with mung sprouts also.Here I used the soaked one and steamed for 5 minutes to get a nice taste.You can even add some papdis and peanuts to give a nice crunch.This can be served with papdis or salty crackers like papdi chaat also.Off to the recipe.....................

                                                 Mung Beans Chaat/Mung Beans Bhel

   Basic Information

   Preparation time ~ 15 minutes
   Cooking time ~ 5 minutes
   Soaking time ~ 8-10 hours
   Serves ~ 2


Mung beans/paasi payaru
3/4 cup
Onion(finely chopped)
1/4 cup
Tomato(deseeded and chopped)
1 tbs
Potao(boiled and cubed)
1 (small size)
2 tbs
Pomegranate seeds
2 tbs
Green chilly(chopped)
1(small size)
Thin sev (optional)
2 tsp
Coriander leaves (chopped)
for garnishing
Chaat masala powder
1 tsp

  • Soak the  mung beans with enough water for 8- 10 hours.Drain the excess water and steam it in a pan for 5 minutes with a generous pinch of salt.
  • Now take the cooked mung beans jn a bowl and to this add the other ingredients except sev and mjx it well.Finally top it with sev.
  • Serve it immediately.


  •  The amount of peanuts and sev can be added according to personal preference.
  •  Do not pressure cook the mung beans otherwise it turned out mushy.
  • The chaat can be served on top of the papdi,like papdi chaat.

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I love this healthy chaat , looks so tatsy .

Yummy chat ..Def a healthier snack ..

This is like misal. Healthy snack.

Nutritious chaat, my mouth is watering here..

simple, elegant and healthy snack!!! looks so tempting..

Chaats are such a favourite with most of this healthy version.

Ohh very healthy chat.. Can't take away my eyes from your pics.. Looks too good.

Healthy chat. Addition of tamarind chutney gives the real chat kick.

A very healthy snack...perfect for munching!!

Definitely a keeper recipe! So simple to make and healthy as well.

Healthy, nutritious and delicious chaat.. Loves great.

Love this healthy salad/chaat!

So beautifully done Nalini...very healthy as well!

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