Paapdi Ki Chaat Recipe

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  • Paapdi Ki Chaat
  • Paapdi Ki Chaat
How to make Paapdi Ki Chaat
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Paapdi Ki Chaat Recipe: Try your hand at making some crisp paapdis 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.

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

  • Prepare the paapdi:
  • 1.In a bowl mix maida, salt and ajwain.
  • 2.Add the oil. Knead the flour with the oil.
  • 3.Make small balls out of the dough. Roll them like a chapati. The size should be about 4-5 cm in diameter.
  • 4.Deep fry these paapris till golden brown on low heat.
  • Prepare the meethi chutney:
  • 1.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.
  • 2.Add the tamarind water in a saucepan and add sugar. Cook on low heat till the sugar dissolves. Let it cool.
  • 3.Once it cools down add kachri powder, saunth powder, degi mirch, salt, black salt and garam masala.
  • 4.Your meethi chutney is ready.
  • Prepare the dahi:
  • 1.Whisk yogurt with some powdered sugar. Keep it in the fridge to cool.
  • Prepare the chaat masala:
  • 1.Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Plating up:
  • 1.In a plate place bhallas. Break them a little from the middle.
  • 2.Add sweetened curd, khatti chutney, meethi chutney.
  • 3.Garnish with pomegrante and sev.
  • 4.Sprinkle some chaat masala.
  • 5.Serve.

Recipe Notes

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Key Ingredients: maida, oil, salt, ajwain, oil, coriander leaves, pudina leaves, green chilli, ginger, black rock salt, salt, garam masala (with black cardamom, mace, nutmeg, zeera, laung), lemon (juiced), tamarind pulp (soaked in 1 1/2 cup water), sugar, kachri powder, saunth powder, degi mirch, salt, black rock salt, yogurt, peeli mirch, kali mirch, zeera powder, garam masala, pomegranate seeds, Sev