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Paapdi Ki Chaat Recipe

  • Paapdi Ki Chaat
  • Paapdi Ki Chaat
How to make Paapdi Ki Chaat

About Paapdi Ki Chaat Recipe: Try your hand at making some crisp paapdi drizzled with sweetened curd, freshly made chutneys and chaat masala. This is a mouth-watering gem of a recipe from the streets of Old Delhi. One of the most popular street food from northern India, Paapdi Chaat is a delicious melange of spices, curd and deep-fried, crisp paapdis. A quick and easy recipe to savour right inside your home with simple ingredients.

  • Total Cook Time 55 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 40 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Paapdi Ki Chaat

  • For the paapdi:
  • 200 gram maida
  • 40 gram oil
  • to taste salt
  • 1 tbsp ajwain
  • For deep frying oil
  • For the khatti chutney:
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup pudina leaves
  • 1 green chilli
  • 20 gram ginger
  • 1/2 tsp black rock salt
  • to taste salt
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala (with black cardamom, mace, nutmeg, zeera, laung)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • For the meethi chutney:
  • 200 gram tamarind pulp (soaked in 1 1/2 cup water)
  • 800 gram sugar
  • 3 tsp kachri powder
  • 1/2 tsp saunth powder
  • 1 tsp degi mirch
  • to taste salt
  • 1/2 tsp black rock salt
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala (with black cardamom, mace, nutmeg, zeera, laung)
  • For the dahi:
  • 2 cups yogurt
  • 2 tbsp sugar, powdered
  • For the chaat masala:
  • 2 tsp peeli mirch
  • 1 tsp kali mirch
  • 2 tsp zeera powder
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • For garnishing:
  • pomegranate seeds
  • Sev

How to Make Paapdi Ki Chaat

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Prepare the paapdi:

In a bowl mix maida, salt and ajwain.
Add the oil. Knead the flour with the oil.
Make small balls out of the dough. Roll them like a chapati. The size should be about 4-5 cm in diameter.
Deep fry these paapris till golden brown on low heat.

Prepare the meethi chutney:

Soak the tamarind pulp in water for 25-30 minutes. Squeeze it with your hand to extract all the pulp. Strain and thrown away the residue in the strainer.
Add the tamarind water in a saucepan and add sugar. Cook on low heat till the sugar dissolves. Let it cool.
Once it cools down add kachri powder, saunth powder, degi mirch, salt, black salt and garam masala.
Your meethi chutney is ready.

Prepare the dahi:

Whisk yogurt with some powdered sugar. Keep it in the fridge to cool.

Prepare the chaat masala:

Mix all the ingredients together.

Plating up:

In a plate place bhallas. Break them a little from the middle.
Add sweetened curd, khatti chutney, meethi chutney.
Garnish with pomegrante and sev.
Sprinkle some chaat masala.

Recipe Notes

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