Papdi chaat or papri chaat, paapri chaat is a popular traditional fast food and street food from the Indian subcontinent, notably in North India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Many various additional dishes throughout India are also referred to as papri chaat. Some restaurants in the United States serve the traditional version of the dish.
Papri chaat is traditionally prepared using crisp fried dough wafers known as papri, along with boiled chick peas, boiled potatoes, yogurt and tamarind chutney and topped with chaat masala and sev. The papri are typically prepared with refined white flour and ghee or oil. Mint, cilantro and spices may also be used. The dish has sweet, sour, tangy and spicy flavors and a creamy and crunchy texture.
Preperation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
-15 papdi / puri
-1 medium to large potato boiled or
steamed & chopped
-½ cup moong sprouts or kabuli chana
-½ cup thick fresh curd/ dahi / yogurt
-1 tbsp sugar for dahi
-1 medium onion chopped finely
-fresh coriander leaves chopped
-½ cup nylon sev
-¼ tsp roasted cumin/ jeera powder
-¼ to ½ tsp chaat masala
1. Use thick & fresh dahi for making
this. Add little sugar to mildly
2. Beat well until the curd turns
3. Place the papdis in individual serving
plates or if using large papdi break it
into 2-3 pieces.
4. Place chopped or mashed boiled
5. Add moong sprouts or kabuli chana
( boiled ).
6. Add a good amount of garlic chili
chutney. Then sprinkle some red chili
powder over the potatoes. Garlic
chili chutney adds a punch to the papdi
7. Add freshly chopped onions.
8. Add dahi as desired.
9. Add green chutney as desired.
10. Add tamarind dates chutney.
11. Sprinkle cumin / jeera powder and
12. Sprinkle generous amount of nylon
sev and then chopped coriander
leaves and now serve the papdi