Sunday, 20 February 2011

Somasa Chaat with Yogurt (Indian Snack Food)



Ever since I saw this and other street food  recipe in Srivalli's blog , I have been craving for it.  I often make somosas but usually just eat them on their own so this was a whole new experience for me.

Ingredients to serve 2-3 people:

10-12 samosas .  My recipe for making  samosas is here.
2 cups sev.    My recipe for making sev is here.  
2 cups Plain yogurt
1/2 cup coriander chutney.  My recipe for chutney is here
1/2 cup tamarind chutney. (I used  ready made Maggie's tamarind sauce)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon chilly powder
½ teaspoon cumin powder
½ teaspoon coriander powder
1 finely chopped tomato
1 finely chopped onion

Method:

Samosas

yogurt with spices
1.  Prepare the samosas as per my recipe.

2.  Prepare the coriander chutney as per my recipe.

3.  Prepare the tamarind chutney.  I used ready-made Maggie sauce today.

4.   Prepare the yogurt sauce:  Beat the plain yogurt and add salt, pepper, chilly powder, cumin, coriander powder. (You can also add sugar if you think your yogurt is sharp).  You can add ready made Chaat masala to the yogurt if you do not wish to add all the spices I used. 

5.  Now you are ready for preparing the chaat.   Break two or three samosas in bite size pieces and arrange them in a bowl.

6.  Add the yogurt mixture on top of the samosas.

7.  Pour some coriander chutney and tamarind sauce on top of the yogurt.

8.  Sprinkle the tomato and onion pieces on the mixture.

9.  Finish off with a sprinkling of  sev and enjoy your Samosa chaat.




10.  I also made one portion with some chora fari toppings too!


11.  We really enjoyed this dish and tried it with several variations.

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21 comments:

  1. Lovely samosas. and i love the chat:)

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  2. looks absolutely wonderful...I can't take my eyes off these yummy chaat...

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  3. Yummy! I am going to have to make this dish. It just looks so delicious!

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  4. Looks just perfect. I am so ready to grab that plate right now.

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  5. delicious and mouthwatering and tempting chaat.

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  6. Your samosas look very tasty. I am sure the yogurt topping makes it even more delicious.

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  7. Omg, am drooling here...tempting samosa chaat..

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  8. u r making me drool..lovely chaat.

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  9. Samosa chat looks wonderful. I love to add yogurt to my chat. Perfect.

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  10. Mouthwatering preparation dear. Lip smacking good snack.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  11. yummy chat dish samosa looks perfect.

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  12. looks delicious and very tempting:)

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  13. Hello Mina,

    These are delicious!


    ~ Gabriela ~

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  14. Yummy, Colorful its recipes and fantastic your recently post . I loved Samosas and really very testy food. thanks for nice posting

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  15. Delicious chaat Mina.Very tempting indeed...c

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  16. yummy.. yummy.. crunch, munch.. is all I can say.. You made my mouth water and start craving for some chat.

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  17. Wow I can understand why you said you loved it so much!..looks so good..

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