With a combination of sweet, sour and spicy flavours, chaats always excite the taste buds. And Papdi Chaat with some home-fried crispy papdis (fried flour crispies) wedded to freshly mixed chaat will elevate your status as a home chef to unearthly heights among your family. Pour some curd over it and the bowl becomes a heavenly pool of absolute bliss.
Here is an easy recipe to make Papdi Chaat at home.
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup semolina
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ghee
For chaat (as per serving)
Finely chopped Onions
Make the papdi first since it requires making dough and frying.
Mix all the ingredients well and make a thick dough.
Cover the dough using a piece of cotton cloth and keep it aside for 10 minutes.
Divide the dough into three parts.
Roll each part by sprinkling wheat flour.
Cut out small round-shaped papdis.
Poke small holes in them using a fork.
Fry in hot oil on medium flame until they are crunchy.
Preparation of Papdi chaat
To prepare the papdi chaat, spread the crispy papdi in a bowl.
Add mashed potatoes, finely chopped onions, yoghurt, coriander chutney, tamarind chutney, chaat masala as required, black salt, cumin powder, sev and salt as required.
Add some pomegranate seeds for colour. These would also add a burst of sweetness as you bite into them.
Tasty papdi chaat could be enjoyed as a filling meal.