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Saturday, November 9, 2013

Dahi Paapdi Chat

Ingredients:
1/4 cup White Peas
2 medium sized Potatoes
15 - 20 Paapdis
2.5 - 3 cups fresh Curd
2.5 tsp Chat Masala (1.5 tsp for Masala, 1/4 tsp for Curd, 3/4 tsp for Sprinkling)
1 tsp Chilly powder (1/4 tsp for Curd, 3/4 tsp for Sprinkling)
1/4 tsp roasted Cumin seeds powder
4 - 5 tsp Green Chutney
2 - 3 tsp Sweet Chutney (Optional)
Salt to taste
1 medium sized Tomato
6 - 8 strands of Coriander leaves
1/2 Carrot
1/4 cup of Sev

Recipe:
Soak white peas in water for about 6-8 hrs. Wash it properly and keep it aside.

Cook soaked peas, potatoes in a pressure cooker by adding little amount of salt and sufficient amount of water.(3 whistles) Once the pressure goes off, remove the outer skin of potatoes and mash them. Add 1.5 tsp chat masala, salt, cumin seeds powder and mix them well.

Put curd, salt, 1/4 tsp chat masala, 1/4 tsp chilly powder in a vessel and mix them well.

Chop tomato, coriander leaves into small pieces as shown in the picture below. Grate the carrot as shown in the picture below.

Take 4-5 Paapdis and arrange them in a plate as shown in the picture below. Sprinkle little amount of green chutney, sweet chutney(optional) and prepared masala as shown in the picture below.

Take around 3/4 cup of prepared curd and pour it over the Paapdis as shown in the picture below. Sprinkle little amount of chilly powder and chat masala as shown in the picture below.

Garnish with chopped tomato, coriander leaves, grated carrot and sprinkle little amount of Sev as shown in the picture below. Serve immediately. The above mentioned ingredients will server around 4 plates of Dahi Paapdi Chat.