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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Papdi Chat

For Papdi:

All purpose flour/Maida - 1/2 cup
Rava/semolina flour - 3 tsp
Salt - to taste
Water - required

Make a soft dough out the above mentioned ingredients, just finally add 1 tsp of oil at the last to kneed everything together. Close the kneeded doughed and keep it aside for 1/2 an hour.

After 1/2 an hour, make rotis of it, pierce the roti all over and diagonally cut them into pieces.

Then fry these pieces in medium flame and keep it aside.


For chat:

  • Potato - 1 boiled

  • White channa - 1/2 cup boiled with salt.

Green chutney

  • Mint leaves - 1/2 bunch

  • Corriander leaves - 1/2 bunch

  • Green chillies - 2

Roast and grind following ingredients:

  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp

  • Corriander seeds - 1 tsp

  • Tamarind - 1/4 tsp

Roast the above ingredients and keep it aside.

Mix these roasted ingredients with corriander leaves, mint leaves and green chilles and ground it to a fine paste.
Sweet chutney:

  • Tamarind paste - 3 tsp

  • Jaggery - 1/2 tsp

  • Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp

  • Cumin powder - 1/4 tsp

Make a thick paste of tamarind paste.
Now add some water to the paste to it and boil with jaggery, chilli powder and cumin powder on the stove top
Once it reaches thick consistency, remove it from flame and keep it aside


Final touch:
Dice the boiled potato to small cubes.
Mix them with boiled channa.
Add required amount of green and sweet chutney to it. Mix well
Now add the 1/2 amount of the fried papdi's to it and set it aside for 15 min.


When serving, add 2 tsp of finely blended curd on top of it, sprinkle some chat masala,pepper powder, with few fried padi's.

I am sending this recipe for Lucknow Cuisine contest hosted by my friend Lavi of Home cook Recipes.


Pooja said...

Crispy and delicious chat..

Lavi said...

Hey Gay3, This is a Drool Worthy has come out so well on your hands!

Thanks for the Entry! Going out for the holiday's..will be able to post the roundup only after a week!

Asha said...

I am drooooolling!!! Such a unique chaat, love it. I will try make sometime later, looks great. You can also send this Sunday snacks-Chaat event, perfect chaat, thanks for posting! :)

Sathya Sankar said...

Oh these looks wonderful, never made chats at home.....

srikars kitchen said...

I Love chat items.. looks mouthwatering & amazing...

Madhumathi said...

DELICIOUS chaat..I'm drooling here :)

Ann said...

Wow.. this must be a wonderful, yummy snack :) love the idea of chick peas in there.

Varunavi said...

Happy tamil new year

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Wow papdi chat tempting and mouthwatering the end result is awesome... Color is perfect slurrrp!!! My first time here... Nice space, shall keep visiting you...

Nithya said...

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.

Guess I am here for the first time. But would be back often. Your dishes invite me. :)

Do take a look into my blogs when you find time.


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