dahi papdi chaat recipe
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Dahi Papdi Chaat

Dahi papdi chaat is a popular chaat snack which is sweet, spicy and tangy.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: snacks
Cuisine: north indian
Servings: 4
Author: Dassana Amit


main ingredients

  • 24 to 30 papdis - crisp fried or baked flour crackers
  • 2 to 3 medium sized potatoes
  • ½ cup boiled sprouted moong beans or ¾ cup boiled chickpeas
  • 1 small sized onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small sized tomato, finely chopped
  • ¾ to 1 cup fresh curd (yogurt)
  • red chili powder - as required
  • chaat masala -as required
  • roasted cumin powder - as required
  • sugar as required
  • sev (fried gram flour vermicelli) - as required
  • a few chopped coriander leaves

    (cilantro leaves)

  • salt or black salt as required

for the chutney

  • 1 cup chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • ½ inch ginger, chopped
  • 1 green chili, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • black salt or rock salt or sea salt as required


preparation for dahi papdi chaat

  • First boil or steam the potatoes till they are completely cooked.
  • Peel them and then you can chop them or just crumble them lightly.
  • Steam or cook the sprouted moong beans with some salt. Drain and keep aside.
  • Stir sugar in yogurt and mix well.
  • Finely chop the onion, tomato and coriander leaves.
  • Keep all the spice powders and salt ready.

preparing the green coriander chutney

  • With little water blend or grind all the chutney ingredients in a blender or chutney grinder or magic bullet till smooth.
  • Check the seasoning and add more salt or lemon juice if required.
  • Keep the the coriander chutney aside.

making dahi papdi chaat

  • Arrange the papdis on individual serving plates. Usually one serving or one plate consists of 6 papdis.
  • Place the chopped potatoes on each papdi.
  • Then top up with some of the moong sprouts.
  • Now top up with the green chutney as required.
  • Add the sweetened yogurt as required.
  • Sprinkle a pinch or two of the chaat masala, red chili powder, roasted cumin powder.
  • Top up with some chopped onions and tomatoes.
  • Lastly again sprinkle with a pinch of chaat masala, red chili powder and salt.
  • Sprinkle sev and chopped coriander leaves. You can also add a few drops of lemon juice if you prefer.
  • Remember chaat masala already has salt. So use salt accordingly.
  • Serve dahi papdi chaat immediately.