Chaat Recipes | Indian Chaat Recipes | Top Chaat Recipes

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Chaat Recipes | Indian Chaat Recipes | Top Chaat Recipes

Chaat, this name makes me and many, craving for it. A mouthwatering combination of well-whisked yogurt, some chutneys, few spices and lots of garnishing with the main ingredient, which could be anything, papdi, boiled and fried potatoes, crispy palak pakoras, sprouts or anything is chaat. It has an array of flavors, can be customized and served in a number of ways.

Tips to make perfect chaat:

  1. The most important thing is to get the basics correct. Perfectly balanced chaat masala and chutneys with right taste and consistency are the basics for any chaat that you plan to make. The recipes for these items mentioned in this post are the tried and tested ones. Do try them.
  2. Most of the chaat recipes call for yogurt. The key is to whisk it well. It should be absolutely smooth. The perfect consistency of yogurt is also important. It should not be too thin otherwise the chaat becomes too soggy. Also, little sugar should be added to infuse slight sweetness in yogurt.
  3. The garnishing should be separately seasoned. It is a good idea to season each ingredient separately with the spices. This ensures that each bite bursts with flavors.
  4. The chaat should be perfectly balanced. And the term perfect balance is subjective, some like it sweeter (like me) some like it spicier and some might like it tangier. Therefore the chaat should be tested and adjusted.
  5. Chaat has all many liquid ingredients. Therefore it should be served immediately.

How to serve chaat?

  • Chaat can be served as an appetizer. It is very convenient to do all the preparations much before time. At the time of serving it just needs to be assembled.
  • Chaat can be served to the weight watchers as it includes healthy ingredients. Further using khaman, sprouts, as the base for chaat can work better.
  • Assorted chaat can be a fully fledged party menu or meal.
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1. Khaman Chaat Recipe | How to Make Khaman Chaat

What is khaman chaat? When you eat khaman chaat recipe, your mouth bursts with the tanginess of coriander sauce, the sweetness of tamarind sauce, spiciness of red and green chilies, crunchiness of tempered mustard seeds and curry leaves, freshness of coriander leaves, pomegranate and cocon...

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2. Tikki Chole Recipe | Aloo Tikki Chaat Recipe

What is Aloo Tikki Chaat Recipe? Aloo tikki chaat is a crusty potato patty teamed with tangy and spicy chickpeas gravy garnished with crunchy onions and fresh coriander and spiced with chaat masala. Aloo tikki chaat is a complete meal in itself. It can be served for brunch or light lunch. ...

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3. Palak Chaat Recipe | How to Make Palak Chaat

What is palak chaat? Crispy fritters made using whole spinach leaves topped with sweet tamarind chuntey, spicy coriander chutney, chopped onions, coriander leaves, chaat masala etc, make a lip smacking dish called palak patta chaat. I always thought it would be a difficult thing to make pa...

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4. Kala Chana Chaat Recipe | Black Chickpeas | How to Make Kala Chana Chaat

What is Kala Chana Chaat? A tangy and spicy chaat recipe using kala chana or black chickpeas, with the juiciness of chopped tomatoes, the kick of chaat masala, bite of potatoes is kala chana chaat. Chaat recipes are so delightful. No one ca...

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5. Matar Chaat Recipe | How to Make Matar Chaat

What is matar chaat? White peas (matar), cooked and topped with chopped onions, tomatoes, green chilies, ginger, coriander and spices such as red chili powder, chaat masala powder etc, making a tangy and zingy dish, absolutely oil free, is matar chaat. Matar chaat can be served with kulcha...

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6. Dahi Puri Chaat | Indian Popular Chaat Recipe | How to make Dahi Puri Chaat Recipe

What is Dahi Puri Chaat? Puffed up and crisp snack or puris are golgappe. Golgappe stuffed with tangy and spicy potato mixture which has the crunch of onions and hint of sweet chutney, topping of crunchy sev making it a mouthwatering snack is called dahi puri. It is a very popular street f...

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7. Samosa Chaat | Samosa Chaat Recipe | How to make Samosa Chaat

What is Samosa Chaat? Samosa is a very popular deep fried snack. Samosa chaat is a dish wherein samosa is garnished with a lot of stuff such as yogurt, chutneys, spices etc. It is a good variation to the way we regularly eat samosa. At times when the market bought samosa taste extra spicy,...

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8. Sprouted Moong Moth Chaat | Benefits of Mung Bean Sprouts

What is Moth Chaat? Moth or matki as called in Maharashtra is a very healthy bean. It is very close to green grams (look wise) but is a completely different bean. We all know the nutritive value of beans increases when they are sprouted. Moth ...

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9. Aloo Chaat | How to Make Aloo Chaat Recipe

What is Aloo Chaat? Crisp and crunchy potatoes topped with tangy and sweet tamarind chutney, spicy and refreshing coriander chutney, with the bite of chopped onions, juicy tomatoes is aloo chaat. This aloo chaat recipe cooks potatoes in a very different manner. And the result is such crisp...

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Aloo Chaat Recipe

10. Sprouts Chaat | Healthy Sprouts Chaat Recipe | Healthy Snacks Recipe

What is Sprouts Chaat Recipe? Sprouts chaat is tangy and healthy snack prepared using sprouted moong beans (sabut moong) and sprouted black chickpeas (kala chana). It is flavoured with some coriander chutney and crunchy vegetables i.e. chopped onions, tomatoes etc. To balance the flavour s...

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sprouts chaat

11. Bhelpuri | Indian Snacks | How to make Bhel Puri | Bhel Puri Recipe

What is Bhelpuri? Bhelpuri is a great snack made with puffed rice i.e. murmura. It has the bites of onions, tomatoes, potatoes and the crunch of papdi and sev. It has the heat of garlic chutney, sweetness of tamarind chutney and the freshness of green chutney, making it a crowd pleaser. T...

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bhelpuri

12. Chutneys For Chaat | Indian Chutney Recipes

What is Chutney for Chaat? Chutney is a kind of sauce and is an indespensable part of Indian cuisine. Be it simple dal rice or exotic kulcha chole, chutney is necessary with every Indian meal. And when we talk about chaat, we don’t need...

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13. Homemade Chaat Masala Recipe | How to make Chaat Masala at home

What is Homemade Chaat Masala? A mix of spices that can pep up any dish! Chaat masala is a tangy spice powder made up of cumin seeds, dry mango powder, salt etc. Chaat masala is used in all the Indian chaat recipes. Apart from that, it can ...

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14. Papdi for Chaat | Fried Papdi Recipe | Indian Papdi Chaat Recipe

What is Papdi Chaat Recipe? Papdi is a crispy and flaky deep fried savory goodie made using all purpose flour flavoured. Papdi can be taken to another level by adding yogurt and chutneys and few more ingredients and converting to papdi chaat. It is practice at my place to prepare and stock...

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