Wash the white peas and soak them in enough water for 3-4 hours.
Drain the water and add the peas in a pressure cooker with 2 cups of water.
Add salt to taste and pressure cook for 2-3 whistle on medium heat.
Remove the pressure cooker from heat and let the pressure release.
Open the lid and check if the peas are done.
If not, cook for another 5 minutes.
If the water is excess, drain it.
The peas should not be too dry neither too wet.
Add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
Garnish with fresh coriander and chopped onion.
Do not over cook the peas. It takes just a whistle or two to cook them to perfect consistency. Soak them for a few hours and then pressure cook just until done otherwise the chaat will become mushy.Cooking the peas on medium heat insures that all the peas are cooked evenly. If you cook them on high heat, some will become mushy and some will remain undercooked.Add chutneys and spices according to your taste preference. You can increase or decrease the amount mentioned.You can boil the peas in advance and refrigerate for later use. Just microwave to warm them and add the chutneys and spices just before serving.This dish tastes good warm and at room temperature. So can try both the versions and see which one do you like the most.Here is the recipe to make Sweet Tamarind Chutney. Do check it out.