Friday, March 18, 2011

Papri/Papdi Chaat with Sweet, Green Chutney and Sev..Holi Rey!!!!

Best wishes and a Very Happy Holi to all my friends, followers, blog readers!!!!! 

For Holi, people involve themselves in smearing color on each other, playing with water and enjoying with mouth watering snacks, sweets and thandai. Papri Chaat is one of the yummy snack item prepared for Holi.

Papri Chaat is prepared with papri, sev, chaat masala, boiled potatoes, coriander leaves, chickpeas, onions, sweet and green chutney. Papri refers to crispy dough wafers which are fried in oil.

Here’s a detailed delicious, tempting chaat recipe with Chutney’s and Sev

For Papri / Papdi’s (for 15-20)

All purpose flour / Maida – 1 cup
Ajwain Seeds – 1 tsp
Salt As Required
Water for kneading
Oil for Deep Frying

For Sweet Chutney

Tamarind – a small lemon size
Dates – 9 -10 no
Jeera Powder – 2 tsp
Jaggery – ½ cup
Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
Salt As Required

For Green Chutney

Mint leaves – ½ cup
Coriander leaves -1 cup
Lemon Juice – ¼ cup
Green Chilli – 2 no
Salt As Required

For Sev

Besan – 1 cup
Rice Flour – 1 tsp
Salt As Required
Oil for Deep frying

Other Ingredients

Boiled Potatoes – 1 no
Granted Carrot – 1 cup
Chopped Coriander leaves – 1 cup
Boiled Chickpeas – 1 cup
Onion Chopped – 1 cup
Chaat Powder – 2tsp


For Papri/Papdi

  • In a wide bowl add all purpose flour, ajwain seeds and salt and mix well.
  • Slowly add water and make smooth dough.
  • Make small size puris of the dough.
  • Deep fry them in oil and keep them aside.

For Sweet Chutney

  • Boil tamarind in micro wave in water for 2 mins.
  • After tamarind gets cooled grind tamarind and dates into a fine paste.
  • Take a pan and on medium heat cook above paste.
  • Add jaggery, redchilli powder, jeera powder and salt.
  • Cook well till the jaggery mixes well and till the mixture gets smooth and keep aside.

For Green Chutney

  • Grind washed Coriander and Mint leaves along with green chillies, sugar and lemon juice to a fine paste.
  • Keep aside.

For Sev

  • In a wide bowl take besan, rice flour, salt, 1 tsp oil and mix well by slowly adding water little by little to make soft dough.
  • Take  the murukku press and use the disc of smallest hole.
  • Fill half of the press with dough and once the oil is hot, press the murukku dough into the hot oil.
  • On medium flame fry them till golden color.
  • Repeat the process till the rest of the dough is done and Keep them aside.

For Papri Chaat

  • Boil the potatoes and mash them coarsely. Add chaat powder to it.
  • Take a wide serving plate.
  • Place the papri’s , layer each with mashed potatoes, boiled chickpeas, chopped onions, chopped coriander leaves, grated carrot.
  • Add 1 tsp of sweet and green chutney over it.
  • Lastly add sev and serve.
  • Yummy Yummy Papri Chaat is ready!!!
Sending this to Holi Aayi Re event hosted by vatsala and to Flavors of Maharashtra hosted by PJ originally started by Naina and A.W.E.D- Indian Cuisine hosted by Umm Mymoonah


  1. Happy holi to you and your family. Papadi chat looks delicious, yummy chutney

  2. happy holi to you too!! yumm papdi chat!!

  3. happy holi to u too !chat looks really delicious !

  4. Happy holi to you and family...Your chaat makes me drool...

  5. looks absolutely mouthwatering..yum n delicious

  6. Wow..papdi chaat from scrach looks soo yummm. Happy holi to u too

  7. Happy Holi dear looks so tempting ...

  8. I can gobble them up within seconds- they look yum!

  9. Happy Holi..the chaat looks so inviting..I love papdi chaat but never made this at home..bookmarked.

  10. Happy holi to u!!!! I just feel like grabbing that plate & hogging at those yummilicious chaat!!
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    Prats Corner

  11. Happy holi dear... This is one of my favorite chat and they look gorgeous... Can you pass that plate pls...

  12. You too have a wonderful holy dear..very delicious north Indian dish..looks yum yum ....

  13. fantastic chat and happy holi to u all.

  14. Happy holi to you too!! Chaat looks so yummy and tempting..feel like grabbing that plate from the screen and enjoy...YUM!

  15. Delicious papri chat,very tempting.

  16. Omg, feel like grabbing that whole plate, irresistible chaat..

  17. Happy Holi to you and your family.Your Chat looks super delicious.

  18. looks absolutely mouthwatering,yum!

  19. Wow....that's a lip-smacking papri chat....I'm all in...happy to follow your recipes!

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  20. wow...too tempting n sounds suuuuuper delicious..
    Happy holi to you too dear..:)
    Tasty appetite

  21. Wish you and your family a very happy holi :)

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  22. Happy Holi!
    CHat looks delicious!

  23. Happy Holi... Chat looks delicious and tempting..

  24. chaat looks wonderfully delicious with colourful chutnies

  25. This sounds wonderful...absolutely drool worthy. Great work!

  26. Can I get a parcel of these? They look really really tempting n droolworthy..Yum :))

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  27. Wow sarv...i used to eat this like a college kid. Cant wait to make this at home.

  28. very nice dish..mouthwatering..Your blog is so nice, so i gv u a lovely blog award in my blog.

  29. Looks very yumm, perfect snack and nice pictures. Thank you for sending it to AWED :)

  30. First time here dear and your papdi chat looks awesome. Following you.

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