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Kolkata Style Papdi Chat
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Kolkata Style Papdi Chaat ~ Kolkata Street Food Special

Kolkata style Papdi Chaat differs from other regions as it has yellow peas, aloo toppings, and chutneys without curds. With generous sev toppings, this is a total hit with kids.
Course Appetizers & Starters, Dinner
Cuisine Bengali
Keyword Chat Dishes, Kolkata Style Papdi Chat
By Cook Method Boiled
Occasion Evening Snack, Weekend Special
By Diet Kid Friendly
Dish Type Chaat Recipes, Street Food
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Soaking Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Srivalli


Ingredients Needed

  • 1 cup Potato boiled and cubed
  • 1 cup Yellow Peas / White Peas boiled
  • 1 tsp Black Salt / Kala Namak
  • Green Chutney as required
  • Tamarind Chutney as required
  • Sev as required

For Green Chutney

  • 1 cup Coriander Leaves
  • 1 cup Mint Leaves
  • 4 nos Green Chilies
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 tbsp Peanuts / Groundnuts roasted and skinned
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Salt to taste


Preparing for the Papdi Chat

  • Wash and slash the potatoes. Microwave for 6 to 7 mins.
  • Soak in water and remove the skin. Cube and keep it aside.
  • Soak the Yellow Peas overnight. Change the water a couple of times.
  • Pressure cook for at least 2 to 3 times till it turns tender.
  • Have the rest of the ingredients ready like Imli Chutney and Sev.

How to make Green Chutney

  • Wash and drain the herbs to remove excess water.
  • Take all the ingredients except lemon juice and pulse to get a smooth paste.
  • Transfer to a bowl and squeeze in lemon juice. Adjust salt.
  • If you make a thick chutney, you can store it in a container for at least 3 days.

Assembling the Papdi Chat

  • On the serving plate, place about 6 papdis.
  • Place the aloo over it, followed by boiled peas.
  • Now drizzle the imli chutney over it.
  • Followed by green chutney.
  • Finally, add a generous amount of sev over it.
  • You can sprinkle Kala namak finally over it.
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