I couldn't find a recipe here on 'zaar for this Indian dish, so I went searching on the net. With those recipes I found as a start, I created my own version, which is a bit healthier than the original, and easier, too. Papri is the name given to the crunchy bits of fried flatbread mixed into this salad. I use an easier and lower fat alternative in baking strips of prepared flatbreads. This must be tossed or assembled right before serving, or the papri become soggy.
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- 3 whole wheat rotis (can also use chapatis or tortillas)
- 1 cup canned chick-peas, rinsed and drained
- 1 medium potato, boiled (baked is ok too)
- 1 tomato
- 1/2 small onion
- 1 teaspoon cumin seed
- 1 tablespoon chat masala
- 1/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt
- 2 tablespoons coriander chutney
- 2 tablespoons tamarind chutney
- salt (do use black salt if you have it)
- cayenne pepper
- 1Cut roti in half, and then into strips.
- 2Spread on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 F until dry and crisp, approximately 10-15 minutes.
- 3Chop potato, tomato, and onion.
- 4Combine veggies and chickpeas and mix.
- 5Add cumin seeds and chaat masala and mix again.
- 6Add the yogurt and chutneys and mix a third time.
- 7At this point you may either mix in the papris, or serve the mix over the papris.
- 8For a more attractive presentation, spread papris on a platter, top with the mixed veggies and spices, and top those with the yogurt and chutneys. Each person can mix up their own plate.
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Nutritional Facts for Papri Chaat
Serving Size: 1 (169 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 3
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 185.6
- Calories from Fat 12
- Total Fat 1.4 g
- Saturated Fat 0.2 g
- Cholesterol 0.8 mg
- Sodium 258.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 37.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 5.8 g
- Sugars 6.0 g
- Protein 6.8 g
The following items or measurements are not included:
whole wheat rotis