Monsoon calls for some Chatpate chaat!

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Who doesn’t love some teekhe and chatpate chaats in Baarish? We are sure all Indians do. The snacks with sweet, tangy and spicy flavours are irresistible for all. There are innumerable chat recipes all across India and you can never get enough of them. You might be scared to munch on them in this rainy weather which probably makes them a little unhygienic.

Don’t worry, make them at home instead. We have got this list of your favourite chaat recipes to enjoy so that you don’t miss them out because of rains:

Bambai ki Bhelpuri: Bombay ke raston me gaye aur Bhelpuri nai khaya? Toh kya kiya! Puffed rice with 3 different chutneys- spicy, tangy and sweet! Loads of crispy sev and many more condiments, this Bhelpuri recipe is a must-try. You can make it quickly on a super busy day. All you got to do is whip up the ingredients together.


Dilli wali Aloo Chaat: Potato is something we can never imagine our life without. Garma- garam Dilli waali Aloo tikki chaat has basically everything you need on a rainy day! Aloo, tamatar, hari mirch, dhaniya and so many masalas, just wow! We are sure you will go insane about it once you try it!


Kabhi bhi Kachori Chaat: This chaat recipe is something you always it, kabhi bhi and kahi bhi! Flaky Kachoris stuffed with peas, coconut and peanuts are a great combination. Topped with khatti-meethi chutneys and a pinch of several spices. Oh yes! Don’t forget to add loads of yoghurt because desi chaat is totally incomplete without it!


Papadi perfect chaat: Papadi chaat has been a popular snack all across India with so many different versions. We have got a really simple and delicious variation for you to try. Crispy papadis topped with meethi imli and teekhi mirch ki chutney has a perfect balance of ingredients and flavours. A garnish of pomegranate pearls adds a pop of colour and more texture.


Zara Hatke Chaat: Kabhi Palak ke pakode ka chaat khaaya hai? You have got to try this unique chaat recipe! The classic spinach fritters perfectly fried till crisp and generously topped with the typical chaat chutneys and masalas. This will make you fall in love with spinach too.


Superb Samosa Chaat: Samosa is already a favourite for most of us. So, imagine what a blessing this samosa chaat would be? Place a samosa on a plate and drizzle some chilled yoghurt, chatpata chutneys and some crunchy puris. This chaat is a superb snack for all occasions but it’s great when it’s rainy outside.


Masala Puri Chaat: You already know its super masaledaar by its name itself. White peas, potatoes and spice mix stuffed into crisp hollow puris with sev to top it all. Who wouldn’t want a plate of this perfect puri chaat to satiate their chaat cravings?


We are sure you are already getting the chaat feels now. Go and make some then and share it with your loved ones. We have many more mazedaar chaat recipes on our website, if you want it the hatke way you can try them too.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.