Cook Like A Pro: This Street Smart Chaat Recipe is Sure to Make Your Stomach Growl

Everybody loves some good desi street food! And what screams more street food than a sweet and sour helping of chaat in your vicinity?

If you find yourself with a sudden craving of this most deliciously simple of treats, then you’ve come to the right place.

Try this fun and delicious chaat recipe with detailed components. And do give us your feedback in the comments below.


Ingredients


Chickpeas

  • Pre-boiled chickpeas 2 cups
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 big onion finely chopped
  • Red crushed chili 1 tbsp
  • Salt 1 tbsp
  • Coriander 1 bunch finely chopped
  • Mint 1/2 bunch finely chopped

Red Beans

  • Red beans 2 cups
  • Red crushed chili 1 tbsp
  • Salt 1 tbsp
  • Small Chopped onion
  • Chat masala 1 tbsp

Dahi Phulki

  • Fitters
  • Gram flour 1 cup
  • Baking powder dash
  • Black cumin 1 tbsp
  • Salt 1/2 tbsp
  • 1 green chili finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped onion

Dahi

  • Yoghurt 1 kg
  • Salt 1 tbsp
  • Chat masala 1 tbsp

Tamarind Sauce

  • 1 cup tamarind
  • Red crushed chili 2 tbsp
  • Sugar 5 tbsp
  • Salt 1 tbsp
  • 2 cup water

Bread

  • 2 cup flour
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Salt 1/2 tbsp
  • Baking powder dash

Potato

  • 4 boiled potatoes mashed
  • Red crushed chili tbsp
  • Salt 1 tbsp
  • 1 big onion finely chopped
  • 1 bunch coriander chopped
  • 1/2 bunch mint chopped
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • Whole coriander 1 tbsp
  • Cumin 1 tbsp
  • Cabbage shredded 1 cup
  • Carrot shredded 1 cup

Cooking Method


Chickpeas

  • Mix the above ingredients together and set aside

Red Beans

  • Mix the above ingredients together and set aside

Fitters

  • Mix all the above ingredients and fry the batter until light brown

Dahi Phulki

  • Beat curd and mix everything well. Add in the fitters to the prepared yogurt (dahi)

Tamarind Sauce

  • Wash tamarinds and add water and all ingredients in a saucepan
  • Cook for at least an hour on slow a flame
  • Strain mixture and remove seeds from the colander/ strainer and add the pulp back in the strained mixture
  • Blend mixture with pulp and set aside

Bread

  • Mix all ingredients, knead the dough well; let it rest for 30 minutes
  • Then roll dough out very thinly and place in pre-greased bowls/ pans and bake for 10-15 minutes

Note: you can also substitute the bread with 2-3 layers of pre-made samosa strips in each mold.

Potatoes

  • Mix all the ingredients well and set aside and set aside

Assembling


  • Take Dahi Phulki and place in the bread shell
  • Then add potatoes, chickpeas, red beans, tamarinds sauce, and shredded vegetables
  • Serve

Admit it. This does look ravishingly ravenous doesn’t it? Well what are you waiting for? Greatness awaits!


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