Dahi Papdi chaat is a spicy, sweet, tangy and crunchy street side snack. This is one of the easy chaat recipe that can be made in just few minutes with pre-made green chutney, sweet tamarind chutney and store-bought crunchy papdis, fine sev and few spices.
Generally, chaats are extremely addicting as this category of dishes has every element that is craveable such as sweet, spicy, tangy, crunchy. This chaat has a tongue tickling flavour and it surely lives up to the expectations by imparting very enjoyable flavours too. Just the name “chaats” has the power to make anyone crave for it anytime!!! The best part of any chaat is that in just one bite you could taste so many flavours that you get addicted to it. Dahi Papdi chaat, Masala puri chaat, Bhel puri, Sweet potato chaat, Spicy masala corn, Peanut chaat, are few popular street foods in India. The best part of chaats is that you can customise based on your taste and available ingredients.
How to make chutneys for dahi papdi chaat
Is dahi papdi chaat good as a party appetiser?
Yes!!! this certainly is a perfect party recipe. This recipe is perfect as a quick snack or as an impressive appetiser. Try this quick and easy to make chaat on special occasions such as kitty parties, family get together, potlucks. This dish is a great crowd pleaser and sure to impress your guest.
Is dahi papdi chaat adaptable?
This recipe is totally adaptable according to your taste. You could add chopped green chillies on top to satisfy extra hot food lovers. Add overnight soaked and boiled chickpeas along with other veggies such as tomato, cucumber or you could even swap potatoes with moong sprouts for a healthy option. You could top up this chaat with pomegranate pearls and toasted peanuts for extra crunch and flavour.
How to make Dahi Papdi Chaat
1 cup = 250ml ; 1 tbsp = 15ml
Potatoes: 1/3 cup, boiled and chopped
Onion: 1/3 cup, chopped
Sweet tamarind chutney: 1/3 cup
Green chutney: 1/3 cup
Yogurt: 1/3 cup
Sugar: 1 tsp
Chilli powder: 1 tsp
Chaat masala: 1 tsp
To make sweet yogurt, combine yogurt and sugar in a bowl and mix well until smooth.
Arrange papdis in a plate or shallow bowl.
Top it up with boiled potato cubes, chopped onions.
Now top up these papdis sweet tamarind chutney followed by green chutney and generous amount of sweet yogurt.
Sprinkle chaat masala and chilli powder.
Finally garnish with chopped coriander and fine sev.
Enjoy delicious and flavourful dahi papdi chaat immediately.
There is no exact measurements for this recipe. Feel free to add chutneys, spices and veggies as much as you want depending on your preferred taste.
There is no standard procedure to assemble this chaat, such as you may sprinkle little chilli powder and chaat masala before topping papdis with chutneys well. you may top up sweet yogurt first followed by green chutney and sweet tamarind chutney.
To put together this chaat quickly, Make ahead green chutney, sweet tamarind chutney and refrigerate them.
Assemble papdi chaat just before you serve to avoid sev and papdi getting soggy.
Crunchy papdis are available in most of the Indian grocery stores or you may prepare them at home.
Dahi Papdi Chaat
1 cup = 250ml ; 1 tbsp = 15ml
- 7 Papdi
- 1/3 cup Potatoes boiled and chopped
- 1/3 cup Onion chopped
- 1/3 cup Sweet tamarind chutney
- 1/3 cup Green chutney
- 1/3 cup Yogurt
- 1 tsp Sugar
- 1 tsp Chilli powder
- 1 tsp Chaat masala
- Sev handful
- Coriander handful
- To make sweet yogurt, combine yogurt and sugar in a bowl and mix well until smooth.
- Arrange papdis in a plate or shallow bowl.
- Top it up with boiled potato cubes, chopped onions.
- Now top up these papdis sweet tamarind chutney followed by green chutney and generous amount of sweet yogurt.
- Sprinkle chaat masala and chilli powder.
- Finally garnish with chopped coriander and fine sev.
- Enjoy delicious and flavourful dahi papdi chaat immediately.
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