How to make Chole Papdi Chaat-SK Khazana -

A popular chaat recipe which is served in an earthen pot with a lot of butter, spicy chole and sprinkled with crushed Papdi to add the right amount of crunchiness!

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chickpeas , Crisp papdis (मैदे की पापड़ी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chole Papdi Chaat-SK Khazana

Chole Papdi Chaat-SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-7 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Chole Papdi Chaat-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Chickpeas soaked 1 1/2 cups

  • Crisp papdis 12-15

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Chole masala 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Black salt to taste

  • Butter 8 tablespoons

  • Green chutney for drizzling

  • Date and tamarind chutney for drizzling

  • Red chilli- garlic chutney for drizzling

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Nylon sev to sprinkle

  • Chaat masala to sprinkle

  • Fresh pomegranate pearls for garnish

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped for garnish


Step 1

Put chickpeas in a pressure cooker, add turmeric powder, chole masala, black salt and 3 cups water. Mix well, cover and cook for 6-7 whistles.

Step 2

Open the cooker once the pressure has reduced completely and mix chole mixture.

Step 3

To serve, add 2 tbsps butter in each khulads. Add equal portions of chole mixture in each, drizzle green chutney, date and tamarind chutney and red chilli-garlic chutney. Sprinkle chopped onion, nylon sev, black salt, and chaat masala.

Step 4

Garnish with fresh pomegranate pearls and coriander leaves. Crush the papdis on top of each khulad and serve immediately.

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