How to make Air-fried Masala Chana -

Boiled chickpeas mixed with chaat masala and pani puri masala and air-fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chickpeas, Pani Puri Masala

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Air-fried Masala Chana

Air-fried Masala Chana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Air-fried Masala Chana Recipe

  • Chickpeas boiled in salted water and peeled 2 cups

  • Pani Puri Masala 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Pani puri masala 2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Put salt, chaat masala, pani puri masala and red chilli powder in a bowl and mix well. Add olive oil and chickpeas and mix well.

Step 2

Place the chickpeas in an air fryer basket and cook at 180º C for 20-25 minutes.

Step 3

Transfer the masala chana onto a serving plate and serve or store them in an airtight container upto 3 days and serve when required.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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