How to make Ragi Papdi Chaat- Sk Khazana -

Papdi chaat gets a new definition with ragi flour – it becomes nutritious too

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Finger millet (ragi / nachni) flour, Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Ragi Papdi Chaat- Sk Khazana

Ragi Papdi Chaat- Sk Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Ragi Papdi Chaat- Sk Khazana Recipe

  • Finger millet (ragi / nachni) flour 1 1/2 cups

  • Refined flour (maida) 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled 2 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon + for sprinkling

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon + for sprinkling

  • Mixed sprouts boiled 1/2 cup

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Onion finely chopped 1 small

  • Green chutney as required

  • Date and tamarind chutney as required

  • Carrot peeled and grated 1 small

  • Beetroot peeled and grated 1 small

  • Yellow chilli powder for sprinkling

  • Sev for sprinkling

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped for sprinkling

  • Masala dal for garnish

  • Pomegranate pearls for garnish


Step 1

Take ragi flour in a bowl, add , refined flour, salt and carom seeds, and mix well. Add ghee and rub it in with your fingertips.

Step 2

Add sufficient water and knead to semi-stiff dough. Cover with a damp muslin cloth and set aside for 5-10 minutes.

Step 3

Mash the potatoes into another bowl, add salt, red chilli powder, roasted cumin powder, chaat masala and mixed sprouts and mix well.

Step 4

To make the papdi, heat sufficient oil in a kadai.Divide the dough into equal balls. .

Step 5

Grease a plastic sheet with a little oil and place the dough ball on one side and fold the other side over it. Roll it into a thin sheet. Prick all over with a fork and then cut out roundels with a small round cookie cutter. Similarly make more roundels with the remaining dough.

Step 6

Gently lift up the roundels and slide them into hot oil. Deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and let them cool down to room temperature.

Step 7

For serving, place the papdis on a serving plate, place a little potato mixture on each, top it with a little onion, a little green chutney and red chilli-garlic chutney. Drizzle a little Date And Tamarind Chutney on each papdi. Top it with a little a little carrot,a little beetroot, sprinkle a little chaat masala, yellow chilli powder, roasted cumin powder, a little sev, a little coriander leaves, a little masala dal and some pomegranate pearls. Serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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