This goes well with Parathas, chappati and Poori. You can add other vegetables to it, i had only potato and mattar while preparing this.
potato - 1
peas - 1/2cup
Onion - 1 (roughly chopped)
Tomato - 1 (chopped)
Garlic - 2cloves (to grind)
Ginger - 1 inch
Green chili - 1
Dry red chili - 3
Coriander seeds - tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2tsp
Fennel seeds - 1/4tsp
pepper - 1/4tsp
Roasted gram(pottukadalai) - 1tsp
Cinnamon stick - 1(very small)
Cardamom - 1
Cloves - 2
Coriander leaves - 2 stks
Dry coconut / fresh grated - 2 tbsp
~boil pottato and peas in cooker (2whistle)(mash them finely)
~Heat a 3 tsp of oil and roast each ingredient listed
(red chili, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, pepper, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom,
roasted gram), add chopped onions, green chili, ginger and garlic.
~Fry these along with the dry spices until brown.
~Add chopped tomatoes and cook for few minutes or until it turns soft.
~Finally include the either fresh or dry coconut,
~corriander leaves and toss. Switch off and let cool completely.
~Grind this with water to a thin consistency and keep aside.
~Heat remaining oil, splutter mustard, cumin and curry leaves.
~then add the blended gravy along with turmeric and salt.
~then add boiled and mashed potato, peas fry for some time.
~add reqd water bring it to boil.
~Chalna is ready to serve.
This chaat looks yumm... I am always crazy for cha... - This chaat looks yumm... I am always crazy for chaat and used to hang out at gangothri everytime for these. Yours looks yummm.. Will surely try it out. G...
7 years ago