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Dahi Puri or Dahi Papdi Chaat

dahi batata puri
Dahi Puri or Dahi Batata Puri is another chaat item we all like.  Spicy, tangy chutneys with yogurt and crisp puris tastes yumm!

Ingredients:
Maida/All purpose flour - 5 cups
Rava/Suji/Semolina - 3/4 cup
Oil

Boiled Potatoes - 3 medium
Yellow Peas/Vatana - 2 cups
Turmeric/Haldi - 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida/Hing - 1/4 tsp

Cilantro/Coriander leaves - 2 bunches
Mint/Pudina leaves - a bunch
Green chillies - 10

Pitted Dates/Khajur - 15
Jaggery or Brown sugar - 2 tsp
Tamarind pulp - 2 tsp

Curd/Yogurt - 2 cups
Chat Masala
Salt

Method:
1. Homemade Puris: In a mixing bowl, add all purpose flour, semolina and salt.  Knead well into a firm dough using water.  Use little oil to make it little soft.  If time permits, keep it (covered) aside for 2 hours.
homemade puris for panipuri2. Make balls of this dough and roll each one very thin.  Use a cookie cutter to cut out small puris.  For flat puris, prick them with a fork so that they dont puff up.  Deep fry these in hot oil. 
3. Boil, peel and thinly slice the potatoes.
4. Soak yellow peas overnight.  Wash the soaked peas and cook them till very soft.  Add turmeric, salt, asafoetida and bring to a boil.
5. Teekhi Hari Chutney: Grind 2:1 cilantro and mint, green chillies, salt to a fine paste.  Add very little water for a thick chutney.
6. Khatti Meethi Chutney: Grind dates, jaggery, tamarind pulp to a fine paste using little water.  Soaking the dates in hot water for 20 - 30 minutes will make grinding easy.
7. Mix the green chutney and sweet sour chutney as per your taste.  In a bowl, whisk/beat the curd well and add chat masala to it.  Alternatively, you can sprinkle chat masala on curd while serving.
8. Arrange the puris (flat or puffed) in a plate.  Crack the puris in the centre if puffed.  Place potato slices (or mashed) on the puris, add cooked peas.  Add chopped onions, tomatoes as well if you like.  Add mixed chutney followed by curd on the puris.  Top puris with sev and Dahi Puri is ready.

22 comments:

  1. I Love Dahi puri. looks tempting.missing it here...

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  2. i'll surely show this recipe to my mom...i dont like curd at all but my mom is just crazy about curd...so shez gonna like it for sure :)

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  3. I love dahi puri and am definitely going to try this tomo ..I cant wait to make it ..

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  4. wow too tempting & irresistible...love chaats anytime...

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  5. I love chaats! Thanks for stopping by my blog, hope to see you around!

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  6. wow, this is as exotic as it gets for me. what an intersting dish! say, what is shev?

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  7. wow these look mouthwatering and devine.

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  8. Yummmm!!! tempting chaat..

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  9. Thanks Madhura, Abhi, Pavithra, Sushma, Radhika, Dana, Simply.Food, Sarah, Priya for the lovely words.
    Madhura, i was missing it too!
    Abhi, Hope your Mom likes it. Do let me know her feedback.
    Pavithra, Sushma, I find Chaats irresistible too.

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  10. Dana, Shev/Sev is a fried snack made from gram/chickpea flour. I dont have its mold/mould here. If possible, i'll post it someday.

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  11. Loves chat..this is superb uma..
    sure will try it..
    nice presentation..

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  12. Another beautiful dish. I only wish I were there to taste it because even if I followed your recipe to the letter, I'm sure I wouldn't even come close to matching the flavor and presentation. :>) Sweet!

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  13. Thanks for the encouragement Prani!
    LBTurner, surely you will, its that easy.
    And for flavor, you can make some changes to suit your taste. Thanks for the lovely words.

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  14. mouthwatering chaat and great pics.

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  15. Very tempting dahi puri,never made at hom. You make it look so easy and quick to prepare,would defintely try this weekend.thanks :):)

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  16. wooow!!! batata puri looks very perfect dear,,, makes me hungry simply superb one,,i like chaats all time faaav... puri looks very crispy n delicious,,thanks for sharing the batata puri,,take care n keep on smiling,,

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  17. Thanks Kshipra, Ms.Chitchat, Sathya for stopping by! I appreciate all the lovely words.
    Ms.Chitchat, some places even finely chopped onions and tomatoes are added with potatoes.

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  18. Excellent dish....mouthwatering

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  19. @Uma ji,
    i hvnt shown this to my mother yet...aaj dikhaunga..dopahar ki flight se main ghar jaa raha hun...my sister's enagagement is on friday....

    by the way,
    i did mention about this recipie to one of my friend :) she liked it...i said, its my recipie and my experiment..usey yakeen nahi hua...fir haar maan kar maine keh diya, its from your blog :P :P hahaha

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  20. thanks Harman, Krishnaveni for the lovely words.
    I know u like Potato.

    Abhi ji, am glad your friend liked it. My Best Wishes for your sister's new phase of life.

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