Banarsi Tamatar Chaat

The crushed namakpara garnish make this chaat unique. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Banarsi Tamatar Chaat
Main Ingredients Tomatoes, Namakpara
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Banarsi Tamatar Chaat

  • 5 medium Tomatoes
  • 10-12 Namakpara crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 4-5 tablespoons Ghee
  • 3-4 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato ketchup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Ginger finely shredded
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 medium Potatoes boiled and peeled


  1. Mash potatoes and put into a bowl. Add red chilli powder, black pepper powder, garam masala powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and salt and mix well.
  2. Scoop out the flesh from 4 tomatoes and reserve the pulp. Stuff the tomatoes with the potato mixture.
  3. Heat 4 tbsps ghee in an iron kadai and place the stuffed tomatoes, open end facing down. Cover and cook on low heat, turning sides every 5 minutes till soft.
  4. Mash with the back of a spoon till tomatoes and potatoes get properly mixed.
  5. Grind the remaining tomato with the scoop out flesh from the 4 tomatoes to make a puree.Heat remaining ghee in a non stick pan, add the puree, sugar, salt and tomato ketchup and cook for 2-3 minutes, ensuring that it does not get too thick.
  6. To serve put the tomato-potato mixture in serving bowls, pour the tomato puree over it. garnish with ginger, coriander leaves and crushed namakpara.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1315
Carbohydrates 139.6
Protein 13.7
Fat 77.9
Other Fiber Fiber- 17gm