Papdi Chaat

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Indians love having chaat – infact, my mouth is watering even as I write about it. It is a common sight to see the food vendor stalls or fast food joints crowded with chaat lovers to relish those delightful flavours. In the realm of chaat, one of the most popular dishes which is liked invariably is Papdi Chaat. It is delectable and light on stomach, which makes it a perfect appetizer for a gathering or for just having by oneself.


  • Papdi- 10 to 12 pieces
  • Vada (small size)- 10 to 12 pieces
  • Fresh curd (churned) -500 gms
  • Tamarind chutney– 2-3 tablespoons
  • Sprouted and boiled moth – 2 tablespoons
  • 2 Boiled potatoes
  • Sugar- 1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Sev( thin bhujia)- 1/2 cup
  • Few coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Roasted cumin seed powder- 1 teaspoon(For garnishing)

Servings: 2 persons

Preparation Time: 45 mins.


Add very  little salt and sugar in curd and mix well.

Take half of the curd  in a bowl and soak vada in it.

Cut boiled potatoes in small pieces and keep aside.  Sprinkle little salt and mix.

Dip papdi in rest of the curd and place it on a serving plate. Set vada on the top of papdi and place potato pieces over it.

Spread tamarind chutney with spoon on it and little curd as well. Now spread boiled sprout and rest of the curd on the chat.

Sprinkle roasted cumin seed powder and red chilly powder, and garnish with sev and coriander leaves.

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