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Channa Papri Chaat

  • Prep Time

    30 Minute

  • Cooking Time

    30 Minute

  • Serving


  • Vegetarian
  • South Asian
  • Starters

Who doesn’t love Chaat?
Papri Chaat is a traditional famous street food , you can find in every corner of Pakistan or Indian. First of all. We will be making Khasta (crispy) Papri using @lailanaturals Semolina. For serving, Papri Topped with @lailanaturals boiled Chickpeas (showing the process of boiling) , boiled potatoes, whisked yogurt, mint chutney, tamarind chutney, and spices. You can feel the flavour of that sweet, tangy and spicy flavour in every bite.


For Fried Papri;
In a bowl , add plain flour, semolina, carom seeds, salt, and clarified butter. Mix all ingredients well. Flour should be crumbled and moist.
After pour water slowly and knead in a tight dough.
Shape a ball. Wrap in a cling film and rest for an hour.
After, grease the surface and cut dough in half.
Roll out the dough and cut round papris with cookie cutter.
Roll out the dough again & again and make papri.
Prick the papri with fork otherwise will puff up in oil. All ready to fry.
Heat up the oil at 170c.
Add papri, stir occasionally.
Fry until golden brown and take out once fried.
You can store in air tight container upto a month.
For Boiling Chickpeas;
Add Chickpeas in a bowl, pour water and soak for 6/8 hours.
After , In a pressure cooker add soaked Chickpeas, and water. Give pressure for 15 minutes.
Drain and set aside to cool completely.
For Assembling;
In a plate; lay papris, boiled chickpeas, boiled potatoes, onions, tomatoes, drizzle mint & tamarind chutneys. Sprinkle chaat masala, drizzle whisked yogurt, more chaat masala, chilli powder, cumin powder, salt & more chutney. In the last sev and pomegranate seeds Enjoy!


  • Plain flour: 2 cups
  • Semolina: 3/4 cup
  • Carom seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • Salt: 1 tsp
  • Melted Ghee/Butter/Oil: 5 tbsp
  • Water: as required luke warm
  • Chickpeas:1 cup
  • Water: 2 cup (For boiling Chickpeas)
  • Fried Papri
  • Boiled potatoes
  • Boiled chickpeas
  • Tomatoes(finely chopped)
  • Onions(finely chopped)
  • Sev
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Yogurt
  • Chaat masala
  • Roasted Cumin powder
  • Salt
  • Chilli powder
  • Tamarind chutney
  • Mint chutney