Starters

Papri Chaat

This is a lovely refreshing chaat that binds unusual ingredients together with yoghurt and tamarind.
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Papri Chaat

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Cuisine: Indian Kenyan Asian Pakistani Serves: 8 Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 – 14 ozs carton bio/Greek full fat yoghurt, remove into a bowl, add half a cup of water/milk and mix well with a fork, season with salt, pepper and coarsely ground red chillies
  • 10oz tinned chick peas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups potatoes boiled and diced into 1in cubes
  • 1 cup finely chopped fresh spring/white/red onion
  • make green chutney or use readymade bottled green chillie and coriander paste
  • readymade Mexican tortillas cut into 4in long slices and deep fry until crisp
  • make tamarind sauce or use readymade bottled Tamarind sauce
  • make chaat masala or use readymade chaat masala
  • 1 cup fresh green coriander sliced

Instructions

1

Place the spiced yoghurt in a wide serving dish.

2

Add a generous porition of fried tortilla strips.

3

Sprinkle the chick peas, potatoes and onions onto the yoghurt.

4

Sprinkle the green chutney on top of the mixture, add more fried strips.

5

Now add generous helping of tamarind sauce.

6

Sprinkle chaat masala and fresh coriander.

7

Serve immediately as it should be served whilst still crispy - Thornton Heath, Selhurst, Croydon

Meal: Starters