Papdi Channa Chaat

Papdi Channa Chaat

In India, we all love chaat. Well its delicious, spicy & something we all can never get over with but it was really nice to see our chaat doing so well in other countries as well. Of course the chefs have to adjust the taste slightly as per the local tastes.

Chef Peter Joseph of Tamarind of Mayfair, London, can do wonders with this chaat recipe, which is one of the signature dishes of tamarind of Mayfair, London. Try this out and enjoy!

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe

Prep Time           Cook Time              Total Time              Yields

15 mins                  10 mins                 25 mins                4 Servings


  • 240g boiled chickpeas
  • 1 (medium) red onion 
  • 1 green chilli 
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder 
  • ¼ teaspoon Red chilli powder 
  • ½ teaspoon Chaat masala 
  • 1 lemon (juice only)
  • 400ml yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons Icing sugar
    1 punnett blueberries
    Salt – To taste
  • 60g – Readymade whole-wheat crisps (papdi)
  • 2 tablespoons Mint chutney
  • 2 tablespoons Tamarind chutney


  • Chop the onion and green chillies and mix with drained chickpeas along with the spice powders, salt and lemon juice.
  • Whisk the icing sugar into the yoghurt and leave aside.
  • Transfer the spiced chickpeas into a serving bowl
    Add the mint chutney and whole wheat crisps.
    Spoon the sweetened yoghurt over the mixture
    Drizzle with tamarind chutney
  • Finish with a sprinkling of blueberries.

Note: Enjoy this incredible delicious chaat with family & friends. It serves as a side dish or as a perfect snack too. Bon Apatite!

Happy Cooking!!

Recipe by: Chef Peter Joseph


Picture courtesy: Chef Peter Joseph


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