Who doesn't love a good collection of snacks in their kitchen pantry? Every craving can be solved if you can find the right snack. But often, we are left craving that one snack that we just cannot get our hands on. So, when Kareena Kapoor had her eyes on Malaika Arora's collection of “chakna”, we could completely relate to her. Recently, the actress reshared a photo put up by her friend, model-actress Malaika on Instagram Stories. In the image, we see six containers filled with different types of snacks to munch on. From fried peanuts and potato chips to other kinds of crisp snacks, each container was brimming with delicious food. Malaika captioned the post, “Chakna.” Kareena reshared the image and wrote, “Malla, I need this chana bruh.”
If this food banter between Kareena Kapoor and Malaika Arora has left you craving something delicious, here's a list of snacks that you can indulge in.
Check out these recipes of different chaats using crackers, chana, dal, potato and other ingredients.
1. Kathiawari Aloo Chana Chaat
This special Gujarati chaat recipe uses a lot of spices. Boiled chana is laced with red chilli powder, turmeric powder, onions, green chillies, tomato and sev. Tamarind pulp and sugar add more flavour to the snack. See the recipe here.
2. Dahi Chana Chaat
A host of flavours will burst inside your mouth with this boiled chickpea chaat. You'll need roasted cumin seeds, finely chopped coriander leaves, potatoes, tamarind, curd, chilli flakes, green chutney and papdi. With the addition of some spices, this dish is a delicious snack. Check out this recipe.
3. Bread Dahi Chaat
If you are running short of chana, try bread as a substitute. This easy chaat recipe requires bread cut into small bite-sized pieces. Garnish it with green chutney, tamarind chutney, spices, salt and pepper. Here's the recipe.
4. Peanut Sundal
This peanut chaat is a riot of flavours that will remind you of South Indian cuisine. The recipe uses mustard, curry leaves, grated coconut and ginger. See the recipe.
5. Chatpati Dal
This dal chaat is spicy, crunchy, tangy, quick and easy. Mint chutney, lemon juice, roasted peanuts, coriander, red chilli powder and ghee are some of the ingredients that make this dish unforgettable. Check this recipe out.