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Tea-time recipes: How to make Egg Chaat and more

Last updated on: March 29, 2018 16:38 IST

Dietitian Jasleen Kaur shares four delicious and simple tea-time recipes for your post-lunch hunger pangs.

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Egg chaat

Photograph: Kind courtesy jeffreyw/Creative Commons

Egg Chaat


  • Whites of a hard-boiled egg
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • ½ cucumber
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 15 fresh mint leaves
  • ¼ tsp table salt
  • ¾ cumin seeds, roasted and crushed
  • ¼ red capsicum, chopped
  • 2 tsp of green chutney


  • Place the onion, cucumber, green chillies, chopped mint and coriander in a large bowl.
  • Cut each egg half into four slices, lengthways.
  • Add the salt, chaat masala , crushed cumin seeds, mint chutney to the bowl and mix.
  • Add egg to the mixture.
  • Make a bed of lettuce and serve the chaat.

Cornflakes Chaat


  • 2 cups cornflakes
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 large cucumber, chopped
  • 1 cup pomegranate
  • ¼ tsp of table salt
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 2 tsp of fresh coriander
  • 2 tsp of lemon juice


  • In a large bowl combine all ingredients toss it well.
  • Add cornflakes and lemon juice. 

Green Channa Chaat


  • 1 cup of dried green gram dal soaked overnight.
  • 1-2 onion, chopped
  • 1-2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2-3 green chillies, chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh coriander
  • ½ tsp of blacksalt
  • 1 tsp of chaat masala
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice.


  • Pressure cook the soaked Bengal gram with water till the pressure is released two or three times or till cooked.
  • Transfer the gram to a non-stick kadai and cook on low heat till water evaporates.
  • Add all the ingredients mentioned above and mix well.

Vegetable Cutlet


  • 2 potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 3 tsp blanched beans
  • 3 tsp of grated cauliflower
  • 3 tsp of carrot, chopped
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Ginger garlic paste
  • Green chilli paste
  • Salt to taste


  • Mix potato, beans, cauliflower, carrot, green peas, ginger garlic and green chilli paste and salt.
  • Roll it and grill on a non-stick pan.

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Jasleen Kaur