There are many version of Papdi Chaat. Papdi is crispy rectangles of flavored dough. There are no specific ingredients to it as well. Many people like sev or green chutneys etc in it. This is how I made it and you can add anything to it as in the end all that matters is to make food which satisfies our cravings right?
(NOTE: I have used chole from my previous recipes)
Ingredients for Papdi :
All purpose flour (maida or plain flour) - 1 cup
semolina flour (sooji) 1/4 cup
oil 2 tablespoons
salt 1/2 teaspoon
water to knead.
Method for papdi:
Mix all ingredients except water. Now slowly add water and knead like chapati/roti dough.Take small portions and roll them out. Now cut them into rectangles (see pictures to understand better).Heat oil for deep frying. Now add these rectangles one by one and deep fry them till golden brown.Remove on a paper napkin so that oil is absorbed and these rectangles become crisp. Keep aside
Follow the recipe here for chole (Masala chick peas). Make the chole a little bit loose in consistency.
Red Onion : 1 chopped
Coriander leaves : handful
sour cream - 3 tblsp
tomatoes - 1 finely chopped
I also used Aalu from my recent cajun style potatoes. (Optional).
Take a serving bowl. add chole. Now add all other ingredients like red onions,coriander ,sour cream,tomatoes etc.crumble the papdi a little and add on top. What else? Just dig in now!! Enjoy!