Baked Papdi Chaat | Papdi Chaat Recipe – Non Fried
Baked papdi chaat | papdi chaat recipe – non fried. This spicy, tangy and sweet chaat recipe is perfect to snack on and guilt free too. Usually, papdi chaat is made with plain flour and deep fried pooris but to make it healthier i used whole wheat flour and baked these instead of deep frying. So you can enjoy this healthy papdi chaat as much as you like.
If you follow the recipe correctly it gives you perfectly flaky texture. And you will get perfectly crisp papdi even without frying, so it saves you a lot of time as well.
These papdis will stay good for up to a week or two in an airtight container. You can make the chaat whenever you like. You can also make bhalla papdi chaat using the same papdis.
In papdi chaat, papdis (flour crispies) are topped with boiled chickpeas, potatoes, yogurt and last but not the least chutneys are added. You can also use boondi. Soak the boondis in water and then squeeze the water from the boondis. Add these to the papdi chaat.
This lip smacking snack has all the flavours in one bite – spicy, tangy, and sweet. To make the papdi chaat even more healthy and nutritious you can top it up with some sprouts also.
- ---for papadi-.
- 1 cup wheat flour (sifted).
- 1 tablespoon gram flour/ chickpea flour.
- Salt to taste.
- ¼ teaspoon carrom seed (optional).
- 3-4 tablespoon ghee/ oil.
- 4-5 tablespoon cold water/ milk.
- ---for papadi chat-.
- 10-12 papadi.
- 1 boiled and diced potato.
- ¼ boiled chickpea.
- 1 chopped tomato.
- ½ cup of beaten curd or yogurt.
- 3-4 tablespoon tamarind chutney.
- 2-3 tablespoon green chutney/ coriander mint chutney.
- 1 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves.
- Salt to taste.
- ½ teaspoon chat masala/ roasted cumin powder.
- ½ teaspoon red chilli powder.
In a big mixing bowl take wheat flour and gram flour and sift it together.
Then add salt and carrom seeds.
Now add ghee or oil and rub it well with your fingers or use your palms to mix it properly into the flour.
After this step, the flour should be able to hold its shape when pressed between your hand.
Now add cold water or milk and mix it roughly with your fingertips.
Now press the dough lightly and bring it together. Do not knead the dough, just bring it together.
Let the dough rest for 5 minutes.
Now make the small balls out of the dough and roll it thin with the help of a rolling pin. Alternatively, you can roll a big sheet and cut it with the help of any cutter or glass.
Prick the papadis with a fork or knife.
Arrange the rolled papadis in a baking tray.
Brush with some oil and bake in a preheated oven at 1650c for 10 – 15 minutes.
Remove from the oven and let it cool completely then you can store it in an air tight container.
To make the papadi chat arrange the papadi in a plate.
Spread the boiled potatoes and chickpeas over it. Add chopped tomatoes on top.
Drizzle some yogurt generously on top of it. Now add tamarind chutney or green chutney.
Sprinkle salt, chat masala and red chilli powder.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and pomegranate seeds.
- If you do not have the oven to bake papdis please refer to the video to understand the process to cook papdis on tawa or pan.
- As soon as you are done preparing the papdi chaat, serve it immediately else it may start turning soggy.
- You can also add some chopped onions to get a nice crunch to the papdi chaat if you like. Some fresh coriander leaves also give a nice flavour.
- You can also add boondi to add some more texture. Either sock it in water and squeeze the water before adding it to the chaat or add some as it is for crunchy texture, even nylon sev can be added on top.
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