Showing posts with label Chat-Pata. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Chat-Pata. Show all posts

Monday, December 18, 2006


This is a recipe which is famous all over India.Mostly popular in the chat streets of Mumbai.Mouthwatering,savory,spicy chat.Easy to make and very spicy taste.It has the crunchy ness of peanuts and the puffed rice.

Puffed rice - 3-4 cups
Carrot grated -3 tsp
Tomato - 1/4 cup
Onions - 1/4 cup
Raw mango - 2 tsp{Or lime juice}
Chilly powder -1 tsp
Garam masala -1/2 tsp
Coriander powder-1/4 tsp
Oil -3 tsp
Coriander leaves - 2 tsp
Roasted peanuts -3 tsp

1.Take a vessel, add onions, tomato,carrot grates,raw mango grated or amchur/lime juice,salt ,all other masalas mentioned above,mix properly.
2.Add puffed rice and mix properly
3.If you are using lime juice add at the end.
4.Then garnish with coriander leaves and ready to eat.
5.Sugarcane juice goes well with this.

Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Sev Puri

Friends here is a chat-pati recipe which will take you directly to the streets of Mumbai.This is a complete combination of sweet,sour,spicy and bitter tastes. The recipe is a mouth watering one which you can prepare in minutes .

Sev papads/puri - 12
Onions - finely chopped about 1 cup
Tomatoes - 1 cup chopped
Potatoes - 2 big ones boiled and crushed
tamarind juice - 2 tsp
Sugar - 2 tsp
salt -1 tsp
chilly flakes -1/4 tsp
chilly powder -1/2 tsp
Paprica powder -1 tsp
pepper powder -1/2 tsp
jeera powder - 1/2 tsp
thick curds - 3 tsp
sproted green gram seeds- 3-4 tsp
sev -1/2 cup

1. Place all puries in a plate.
2.Now add a bit of salt and mash the potatoes properly.
3.Take about 1/2 tsp of potato and place it over the flat puries and press and make it flat with the help of your hands.
4.Now take the curds in a bowl and add little of salt and sugar to it with the pepper and gently whip it properly and keep aside.
5.Take tamarind juice in another bowl add a pinch of salt,2 tsp of sugar,chilly powder,chilly flakes,and jeera powder to it and blend into a homogeneous mixture.
6.Now put some green sprouts,onion tomatoes over the potato layer of the puries.
7.Take the mixture of curds and pour about 1/4 tsp over the puri.
8.Now put about 1/2 tsp of tamarind mixture over the puri.
9.Take about 1/4 tsp of save and drop slowly over each puri and finally garnish each puri with freshly chopped cilantro leaves.
10.This sev puri is ready to melt in your mouth now.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Pav bhaji

Here is a tasty dish which is healthy, good and well balanced too.It takes very less time to prepare but looks awesome and tastes yummy. This is recipe which can be eaten for brakefast, lunch or dinner .

Ingredients :
1 big Onion- finely choped
1 big tomato-chopped finely
1 cup- cauliflower chopped
2 large carrots-diced
2 large potatoes-diced
1 cup- of peas
1 cup- chopped beans
2 tsp- of coriander leaf or spring onions (for garnishing )

For seasoning:
2 tsp- cumin
2 tsp- salt
1 tsp -turmeric powder
1 tsp -red chilly powder
1 tsp- pepper powder
1 tsp-garam masala powder

Method :
1. Take a pan, add about 2tsp of oil
2. Then add cumin to it and wait till it splutters
3. Then add onions and fry till they turn transparent.Then add cauliflower and saute them
4. Now put all the veggies in a vessel add some salt and chilly powder for better flavour and pressure cook them and keep it aside .
5. After the veggies are cooked ,mash them coarsley into tiny chunks.
6. Now add this to the pan and saute them for a couple of minutes
7. Add all the seasoning powders andstir them occasionally.Simmer and allow it to boil and cook properly
8. Now garnish it with either coriander leaves freshly chopped or spring onions
9. Add a small cube of butter to the top and allow it to just melt.
10. Serve it with hot toasted bread or pav buns in side.