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papdi chaat


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Prep Time: 50 minutes

Total: 50 minutes

Servings: 4

Cost: $8.55 /serving


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Step 1

If you wanna add chickpeas to the papdi chaat, then some effort is needed. This is if you don't want to use canned chickpeas.

Step 2

You need to soak the chickpeas in enough water overnight or for a good 6-7 hours. Then cook or pressure cook the chickpeas with water and salt/black salt till it is completely cooked.

Step 3

Blend all the ingredients with very little water to a smooth paste.

Step 4

Keep aside.

Step 5

Boil the tamarind and dates in water.

Step 6

When they become soft add the jaggery and the spice powders and salt.

Step 7

Cook further till the jaggery melts.

Step 8

Switch off the burner and let the mixture cool.

Step 9

Grind the chutney mixture to a smooth paste. Seive the chutney through a strainer. Add more salt if needed.

Step 10

If the chutney becomes too thick add some water to liquidize it.

Step 11

Arrange the papdis in a shallow bowl or plate.

Step 12

Top it up with chopped boiled potatoes and cooked chickpeas.

Step 13

You can add chopped onions and tomatoes to it, but its optional.

Step 14

Sprinkle some chaat masala and red chili powder on it, if you want at this stage.

Step 15

Top these with cold yogurt/curd as much as you want.

Step 16

Top it up with the green chutney as much as you want.

Step 17

And then with the sweet chutney as much as you want.

Step 18

Sprinkle some chaat masala, red chili powder, cumin powder and black salt.

Step 19

Garnish with coriander leaves. Sprinkle sev on top and this step is also optional.

Step 20

Add a dash of lemon juice to the papdi chaat if you want.

Step 21

Serve papdi chaat immediately.