Papdi chaat

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Plain flour
2 teaspoons Oil or ghee
¼ teaspoon Ajwain seeds
\N \N Salt to taste
\N \N Oil to deep fry
15 \N Green chillies
\N \N Salt to taste
1 teaspoon Lemon juice
½ cup Gram flour
1 pinch Sodabicarb
½ teaspoon Hot oil
\N \N Oil for deep frying
¼ cup Tamarind chutney
1 tablespoon Green chutney
\N \N Crushed cumin powder
½ teaspoon Chaat masala
2 tablespoons Beaten fresh curd
\N \N Salt to taste
1 \N Boiled potato chopped
1 teaspoon Coriander leaves finely chopped
1 \N Onion finely chopped
1 tablespoon Fine sev




For papdi:

Mix flour, ajwain, salt and oil. Rub together.

Use some water and knead into soft dough.

Roll into large thin rounds. Prick all over with fork or knife.

Place on a clean cloth. Repeat for all dough.

Heat oil, Take one round at a time.

Cut out small rounds from it with a cutter or small katori.

Each round should be about 1 inch in diameter.

Fry them in hot oil to a light golden brown.

Drain, keep aside. Cool, store till required for use.

For chilli pakodi:

Slit chillies, deseed and rub with salt and lemon juice.

Keep aside for 5 minutes, wash under tap and towel dry.

Make medium thick batter of flour, salt and little water.

Add hot oil to batter and mix.

Deep each chilli in it, and deep fry in hot oil till golden.

Drain keep aside.

To serve:

Mix the two chutneys together.

Dip each papdi and pakodi in chutney mixture.

Spread papdis and pakodis in a large plate.

Sprinkle chopped potato all over.

Drizzle beaten curd over them.

Sprinkle salt, cumin and chaat masala all over.

Garnish with chopped onion, coriander and sev.

Serve immediately.

Alternatively, make in individual bowls as required.

Making time: 1 hour collectively(papdi, chutneys and pakodis can be made in advance at convenience)

Makes: 3 servings


Papdi (2 weeks in an airtight container) Pakodi best fresh or few hours ahead.

Final preparation best immediate

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