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Papri Chaat

Papri Chaat is a popular North Indian chaat often served as a snack.
Papdi Chaat / Papri Chaat

Papdi Chaat is a very popular North Indian street food. Often called as the Prince of Chaats, it is known as Papri Chaat in some places and is made with crispy flat puris, yoghurt, chickpeas and potatoes.

A combination of sweet, spicy and tangy flavours, this is a great evening snack across India.

For those who love Chaat, Papri Chaat is a not to be missed dish.

Papdi Chaat / Papri Chaat

Papdi Chaat / Papri Chaat

Papdi Chaat / Papri Chaat
4.5 from 4 votes

Papdi Chaat Recipe

Papri Chaat is a popular North Indian chaat often served as a snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indian, North Indian
Keyword: chaat, papri chaat, street food

Ingredients for Papdi Chaat

  • 250 g Maida (Plain Flour)
  • 1 cup Urad Dal
  • as per taste Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • as required Oil

To serve:

  • 1 cup Potatoes boiled, peeled, chopped
  • 1 cup Curd / Yoghurt
  • as required Sweet Tamarind Chutney
  • as per taste Black Salt
  • a pinch Salt
  • little Cumin Seeds
  • as per taste Chaat Masala Powder
  • as per taste Red Chilli Powder
  • as required Sev / Ompodi
  • handful Coriander Leaves finely chopped
  • as required Green Chutney

How to make Papdi Chaat

  • Mix maida, salt and cumin seeds in a bowl.
  • Soak the urad dal for 30 minutes and grind to a coarse paste.
  • Add this to the maida and mix well.
  • Add 2 tblsp oil and mix to a thick dough.
  • Cover with a damp cloth for 10 minutes.
  • Knead again and make small balls of the dough.
  • Flatten them to a small puri or roll them out.
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
  • Fry the prepared papdis until light golden brown.
  • Remove and drain excess oil.
  • Store in an airtight container.
  • To make the chaat, crush a few papdis (or spread 5 to 6 papris) onto a plate.
  • Sprinkle the potatoes on top.
  • Pour 1 tblsp of green chutney, sweet chutney, curd and salt.
  • Crush 1 or 2 papris on top.
  • Garnish with black salt, red chilli powder, cumin seeds, coriander leaves and sev.
  • Serve at once.

Recipe Video

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Daisy Aga January 6, 2021 - 8:26 pm

Looks delicious. I will definitely make it. Thanks.

Aruna Venkatraman January 6, 2021 - 12:34 pm

A snack loved by all. Thankful for sharing the recipe.


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