How to make Cone Chaat -

Deep-fried refined flour cones filled with a tangy puffed rice mixture.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Cone Chaat

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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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Cone Chaat Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 1½ cups + for dusting

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1 teaspoon

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2-3 tablespoons

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Puffed rice (kurmura/murmura) ½ cup

  • Onion finely chopped 1 small

  • Roasted peanuts 2 tablespoons

  • Rice crispies 2 tablespoons

  • Masala dal 3 tablespoons

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes ½ teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chutney 1½ tablespoons

  • Tamarind chutney 3 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Sev 2-3 teaspoons + For topping

Method

Step 1

Combine refined flour, ghee, salt and carom seeds in a bowl. Add sufficient water and knead into a stiff dough.

Step 2

Flatten the dough and roll out into a large thin chapatti dusting with refined flour. Using a medium size cookie cutter, cut out discs from the chapatti.

Step 3

Take cornflour in a bowl. Add water as required and mix well to make a smooth slurry.

Step 4

Cut the discs into halves and prick them. Fold them into cones sealing the edges with the help of the slurry.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry cones till crisp and golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

To make chaat, combine puffed rice, onion, peanuts, rice crispies, masala dal, chaat masala, red chilli flakes, chopped coriander, green chutney and tamarind chutney in a bowl and mix well. Add lemon juice and mix. Add 2-3 tablespoons sev and mix again.

Step 7

Fill the fried cones with the prepared chaat and top with sev. Serve immediately.

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