Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Weekend Eats- Spicy Poori Chaat

I *love* chaat! It is such a perfect thing to eat when you're craving something tangy, sour, hot and sweet at the same time! This is especially for those days and weekends. One great thing about this, besides its fabulous flavor of course, is that you can add just about anything to give it a personal touch. It can range anywhere from boiled potatoes, chickpeas, crushed tortilla chips, hot sauces, onions, peppers....etc etc! So, go ahead and make it the way YOU want. Here's how I made this favorite:

For the Pooris:

You can make your own crispy pooris. This recipe here is a nice one which I used to make "dahi sev pooris". I had made a smaller version then, this time, the pooris are HUGE. Make it to whatever size you like, or if you're in a rush, get the ready-made ones from an Indian grocery store.

For the Fillings:
Get creative! Use what you have,

Boiled potatoes, cooked chickpeas, sprouted moong, poha, crushed tortilla chips, sev, mamra (puffed rice), other beans, spicy cereal mix etc etc!

Chutneys: Green Chutney, Tamarind or Apple Butter Chutneys, Whisked plain yogurt spiced with some roasted Jeera powder and some salt, I also like the hot Sriracha Sauce drizzled on top!

Toppings: Chopped Onions, Cilantro, tomatoes, green onions, fine sev, Chaat Masala, red chili powder...

Make a well in the pooris, add your choice of topping that has been mixed with some chaat masala and fill each poori. Drizzle each of the chutneys on top and add the chopped onions and cilantro...and enjoy each tangy, spicy bite!

Serve right away with other savories...I had some spicy Mirchi Bhajiyas to go along with it.

30 comments:

Prathibha said...

I love to eat them anytime..I posted golgappa recently ...

Smitha said...

Love golgappas and any chaat for that matter. Liked your recipe for the pooris. Have bookmarked that one.

Linda said...

Hi Trupti! Long time no see -- your chaat looks divine! I'm so glad you're back to your blog -- I have some catching up to do here :)

alpa said...

You are my long lost sister! I thought I was the only one who used SriRacha on everything. That stuff is like craaacc lol....

The chaat looks so good right now in this TX heat :)

CHAITRA said...

Perfect anytime delight!!!
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Nupur said...

The pictures of tasty chaat are making me weak in the knees :D

Gopi Shah said...

Chaat looks so yummy....want to grab one poori right now.

Srivalli said...

Those are so lovely Trupti...

Vani said...

Oh, yum!

Jaya Wagle said...

Yumm... My stomach is hankering for some chaat now :)

Doloncookbook said...

First time here ... Nice blog & you have so many delicious recipes . Will try one by one .
& this poori chat looks so spicy & delicious ...

Raaga said...

OK... it is time to hit the nearest chatwala :)

Kitchen Flavours said...

Oh wow....spicy and yummy chat....looks delectable....

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks yummy and nice ....chats r my fav can have it anytime

Mallugirl said...

Hi trupti, love any kind of chaat, especially on hot summer days. brings out the cooling effect , i believe, maybe wrongly!
sriracha on chaat..great idea.

Anonymous said...

Hi Trupti-

I love reading your blog- I'm so glad it no longer for invited readers only! Please put up some new recipes soon!

-Mommy in US who loves to cook :)

Divya Vikram said...

Your post makes me crave for some yummy chaat now!

Rahin said...

hi trupti, looks really spicy n mouth watering, m gonna try it asap

AMIT said...

Poori Chat wow lovely n yummy..

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meeso said...

Oh yum, my mouth is watering... what a great picture!

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nag said...

I like them very much.I wanna eat..

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Pavithra said...

Wow thats looking so delicious...

nag said...

I love to eat them now.


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A said...

Chat can made me hungry anytime.The pic is mouth-watering.

A said...

Chat can made me hungry anytime.The pic is mouth-watering.

A said...

Chat can made me hungry anytime.The pic is mouth-watering.

Meenakshi said...

Thank you for your comment on our blog.... I read this post of yours and boy! my mouth's watering!! yumm!!! Chaat... your talking straight to my heart, girl!

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