Papdi Chat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients (for 4-5 servings)

 

  • 24 crispy papdi or mathri

  • 1 ½ cup beaten curd

  • 1 large potato, boiled and chopped

  • 2 cups boiled white peas

  • 1 onion finely chopped (optional)

  • ½ cup chopped coriander leaves

  • ½  cup mint coriander chutney

  • 1 cup sweet tamarind chutney

  • 2 tsp red chili powder

  • 2 tsp cumin powder

  • 2 tsp chaat masala

  • 1tsp black salt

  • 1 cup sev (optional)

 

For the spicy green mint and coriander chutney

  • 1 cup chopped mint leaves

  • ½ cup chopped coriander leaves

  • 1-2 green chili, chopped

  • 1-2 tsp lemon juice

  • Salt as per taste

 

For the sweet tamarind dates chutney:

  • ½ cup tamarind pulp

  • ½ cup seedless dates

  • ½ cup jiggery or sugar

  • ½ tsp dry ginger powder/saunth

  • 2 cups water

  • Salt as per taste

 

 

Method (How to make papdi chat at home)

 

For green mint coriander chutney

 

  • Blend all the ingredients with very little water to a smooth paste, and keep aside.

 

For sweet tamarind and dates chutney

  • Soak date in water for 2-3 hrs. make paste of date.

  • Mix tamarind and dates paste and boil for 15-20 minutes, add ginger powder, salt and jaggery or sugar and boil for few more minutes in low flame.

  • Switch off the burner and let the mixture cool.

 

For assembling the papdi chaat

  • Arrange the papdis in a plate.

  • Top it up with chopped boiled potatoes and boiled white peas.

  • Add chopped onions.

  • Sprinkle some chat masala and red chili powder on it.

  • Top with cold curd

  • Top it up with the some green chutney.

  • Add sweet tamarind chutney.

  • Now add more chat masala, red chili powder, cumin powder and salt.

  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Sprinkle sev on top.

  • Serve papdi chat immediately.