Chaat is a term describing savoury snacks, typically served at road-side tracks from stalls or carts in India. With its origins in east India, chaat has become immensely popular in the rest of India and the rest of South Asia. The word derives from Hindi चाट (tasting, a delicacy),chaat variants are all based on fried dough, with various other ingredients.Samosa Chaat;is one of them..:)

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  • Yields: serves 3 -4 person
  • For Cover :
  • 250 gram all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • chilled water- as needed
  • For Stuffing:
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon ginger (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon green chillies (chopped) or to taste
  • few curry leaves (chopped)
  • 1oo gram green peas
  • 200 gram potatoes (boiled and roughly chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dry mango powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon clove powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • salt to taste
  • For Frying:
  • vegetable oil - as needed
  • ragada-as needed
  • tamarind Chutney - as needed
  • green Chutney - as needed
  • onions(finely chopped)- as needed
  • tomato (chopped)- as needed
  • fresh coriander (finely chopped)- as needed
  • roasted cumin powder - as needed
  • red chilly powder - as needed
  • chaat masala - as needed
  • Sev - as needed
  • yogurt - 1 cup (beaten with little salt and sugar)(optional)

For Cover:
Mix the all purpose flour,oil,Salt and make a soft dough,with water.Cover with moist cloth and keep a side for 20 min.


Make lemon size balls out of dough and roll it into rounds.Cut the rounds in half,fold each into a cone shape.Seal sides of cone with water and fill with STUFFING,seal with water.


Deep fry the samosa on medium flame until they are golden brown.Drain on tissue paper.


For Stuffing:
In a pan heat oil,add ingredients of stuffing in a given order,swat in between,cook for a min and cool it off.


For Ragda:
in a pan add 1 teaspoon oil,1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds,pinch of asafoeida and add ( overnight soaked 1 cup dry yellow peas and cooked with 3-4 cups of water,salt and turmeric) cooked yellow peas to it,along with its boiled water,simmer for 5-7 min.


For Chaat:

In a deep serving bowl,first keep samosa,break it little bit,and then add yogurt,chutneys,onion,tomato,coriander leaves and sprinkle spices your choice.


NOTE:I don"t like yogurt in it ,that"s why I avoided it.


NOTE:You can use dry green peas or dry chickpeas or any legumes for or even sweet corns for making RAGADA.

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By Sangeeta on Mar 20, 2012

Yes Bharti ,you can use samosa brought from market.. :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink:

By Bharati Bhattacharyya on Feb 23, 2012

can I just use readymade samosas from the market..other content and procedure remaining same.... :lol: