1 can chickpeas or 1 and ½ cup of well boiled chick peas
1 cup of boondi or homemade pakoray (packet boondi works really well)
1 cup Boiled and cubed potatoes
1 and ½ cup of yogurt (1 and ½)
Finely Chopped tomatoes according to taste
Finely chopped onions according to taste
Finely chopped hot peppers according to taste
A handful of chopped coriander leaves
¼ cup tomato sauce or ketchup
¼ cup tamarind paste or according to taste
Salt to taste
Chaat Masala to taste
Ground red pepper to taste
Ground Cumin to taste
2 tablespoons of sugar or few packs of artificial sweetener
- Take one cup of yogurt in a bowl and add salt, ground pepper and ground cumin according to your personal taste.
- Now add this yogurt mix to the bottom of a separate serving dish.
- Next add boondi or pakoray over that. Mix this with the pervious mixture ^.
- Take chickpeas and add chaat masala, salt, and tomato sauce or ketchup, and put the chickpeas on top of the yogurt and boondi mixture.
- Take boiled and cubed potatoes, add salt and ground red pepper. Now add the potatoes on top of the chick-pea mixture
- Add chopped tomatoes, onions, peppers, coriander and tamarind paste on top
- Take the rest of the yogurt, and mix it with 2 tablespoons of sugar or a few packs of sweetener
- Drizzle the sweet yogurt on top of the dish
This dish is a blend of tastes and textures. It combines sour, sweet, spicy, salty flavors into a blend of savory goodness. It may seem time consuming, but it does not take more than 20 minutes to put together. This is a great recipe for people who enjoy chana chaat!