Chatpati Chaat

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Chaat comprises lip-smacking savories, and conjurs images of roadside stalls. Most chaat delicacies leave us with a lingering spicy taste. Chaat belongs to the traditional Hindu cuisine. Today one can find some form of Chaat in most parts of India. Most chaat originated in North India, but these are now eaten all across the country.

Indian Chaat is usually vegetarian. It is tasty, pungent and really spicy. Chaat items are traditionally eaten from roadside stalls in leaf bowls or earthern bowls. A single item can be served as a starter eaten as a fast inexpensive snack between the meals. A combination of Chaat items can also make a complete meal.

Bring Indian street food to your own home; make some mouth watering chaat items, invite your friends over, have a delicious chaat party, and have rave reviews.


Chola Chaat Chola Chaat-Chole/ Kabuli Chane, also known as Chickpeas / Garbanzo beans, are a very good source of protein. In this preparation, I have also added cucumber, tomato, red onions, and red bell peppers along with a lot of lime juice to enhance the flavor of this healthy salad. This is a popular street food in India and can be easily made at home....this fat-free chaat is a very good option for health-conscious....
Dahi Sonth Ke Batashe Dahi Sonth Ke Batashe - Golgappe, batashe, puchke, puri, are some different names for one dish- one of the most popular chaat item all over India. Dahi is a Hindi name for yogurt and sonth is Tamarind chutney. This is a very popular chaat form Northern India. Dahi sonth ke batashe can be easily and very quickly made at home. Batashe/ Golgappae are easily available in India, and it can be easily found in Indian stores ….
Bhel_Poori Bhel_Poori- Bhelpuri is a very famous chaat item (street food) from Mumbai. Bhelpuri is a mix of puffed rice (murmura/laiyya), peanuts, roasted gram, crispies, vegetables such as potatoes, tomatoes, raw mangoes, coriander leaves, etc, and is flavored with tamarind and coriander chutneys. Bhel is garnished with a poori (fried crisp bread/ papdi) on top. It is a mouth watering, tangy roadside snack - a perfect example of Indian street food.... ..
Golgappe_Making Homemade Golgappe - Golgappe, pani ke batashe, puchke, pani puri ... different names for one dish- one of the most popular chaat item all over India. Golgappas are easily available in India , but if they are not available in your part of world you can also make them at home. This is the recipe for semolina golgappe. You can also follow the same recipe to make wholewheat flour ....
khasta Khasta/ Khasta Kachauri-The word Khasta means flaky and crisp. Khasta or khaste (plural of khasta) are spicy lentil filled, deep fried, savory bread preparations. Khaste can be made and stored in an airtight container for a few days. Khaste can also be served with potatoes and green and tamarind chutney. My parents have come to visit us and my mom likes to make.....
Dahi_Ki_Gujhiya Dahi ki Gujhiya -Dahi ki Gujhiya are stuffed lentil dumplings soaked in yogurt (dahi/ curds) . This is a royal Rajasthani dish made for festivals and other special occasions. Many of my readers were asking for the recipe of this authentic Indian delicacy, so let’s make dahi ki gujhiya for Diwali…..
Mattar Ki Tikkie Matar ki Tikki-Matar ki tikki (yellow peas patties) is a very traditional North Indian chaat item. In Lucknow and Kanpur cities there are some Chaat venders who sell only matar ki tikki. Yellow peas are a good source of protein so this preparation is delicious as well as nutritious. This is my husband’s favorite chaat and he loves to make it for big gatherings. So try out this mouth watering chaat…….
Raj Kachauri Raj Kachauri-Raj Kachauri- Raj is a Hindi word means royal and kachauri is a fried Indian bread filled with something. So this is a variety of Chaat in which a lot of things are filled in a big kachauri along with green and tamarind chutney. A single Raj Kachauri works like a complete meal. In this festive season try out this mouth watering chaat……
Kanji ke vade Kanji ke vade Kanji ke vade is very traditional dish made in UP and Rajasthan. This dish is usually prepared for HOLI. Kanji comprises mustard seeds powder, along with salt, turmeric powder, and red chili dissolved in the water. Moong dal vadas are soaked in this tangy water. When this water becomes sour (it takes 2-4 days), the dish is known as Kanji. Vegetables such as carrots, boiled potatoes, radish, etc. can also be soaked in Kanji. ...
Gajar_Ki_Kanji Gajar Ki Kanji-Kanji is a very traditional dish made in UP and Rajasthan. This dish is usually prepared for HOLI. Kanji comprises mustard seeds powder, along with salt, turmeric powder, and red chili dissolved in water. When this water becomes sour (it takes 2-4 days), the dish is known as Kanji. It is a family trend to make kanji ke vade or some kind of kanji for HOLI festival at my parents' .
Moong dal Dahi Vada Moong dal dahi vadas - Moong dal dahi vadas are light and yummy variety of vadas. Vadas are deep fried balls of lentil paste. In dahi (curd/yogurt) vada, fried lentil balls are soaked in the warm water to remove the oil. Then they are soaked in dahi (curd) for......
Ragda Patties Ragda Patties - This is a very popular dish from West India - from Mumbai. Ragda is made with white peas (saphed matar) and seasoned with mustard seeds while the same white matar seasoned with cumin seeds called as matara in North. This is a yummy chaat , served with Potato patties and chutneys….
samosa Samosa - Samosas are the evergreen and popular deep fried Indian snack known all over the world. These are triangular shaped patties stuffed with spicy potatoes. They can be served with tamarind and green chutney.
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Aloo Tikki -in Hindi aloo means potato and tikkie means a flat ball or cutlet like thing. So it is a boiled potato cutlet. Usually aloo tikkies are shallow fried and served with tamarind chutney, yogurt, and crispies.

dahi vada Dahi Vada -Vadas are deep fried balls of lentil paste. In dahi (curd/yogurt) vada, fried lentil balls are soaked in the warm water to remove the oil. Then they are soaked in dahi (curd) for 3-4 hours so the vadas absorb the dahi . It is a delicious and healthy chaat item. This can be served with main course too.
papri chaat Papri Chaat -Papri Chaat is also called as sev poori in some parts of India. This is an easy to make chaat delicacy. Papdi/Papri is a crispy deep fried round snack made with wheat flour. Small papdis , topped with boiled potatoes, cooked chick peas chutneys and seasoned with spices are called as papri chaat. Papdis are easily available in India, and it can be easily found in Indian stores outside India also. I have written the whole recipe of papdi making at home
golgappe Golgappe -Golgappe, pani ke batashe, puchke, pani puri,these are different names for one dish- one of the most popular chaat item all over India.
Chutney ke aloo Chutney ke Aloo - Chutney ke aloo is very North Indian dish. This is a very popular chaat item from Kanpur. Small boiled potatoes soaked in spicy coriander chutney - that's all it is, sounds so simple; yet very pungent and yummyyyyyy.