Besan Katori Chaat | How to make Besan Katori Chaat

By Rashmi Ahuja  |  30th Oct 2016  |  
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About Besan Katori Chaat Recipe

Try this delicious snack for this Diwali season. We all love the chaats....don't we. The katoris are made using besan or gram flour and are baked, so are also healthier. This dish hits all the notes. It has crispy and nutty flavor from the gram flour katori, rich yoghurt powered with spices, spicy-sweet-tangy chutneys and freshness from pomegranate seeds….just perfect.

Besan Katori Chaat, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Besan Katori Chaat is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Rashmi Ahuja. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Besan Katori Chaat is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Besan Katori Chaat recipe by Rashmi Ahuja. Besan Katori Chaat can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Besan Katori Chaat just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Besan Katori Chaat can serve 15 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Besan Katori Chaat.

Besan Katori Chaat

Ingredients to make Besan Katori Chaat

  • For Katori
  • 100g gram flour (chick pea flour, besan)
  • 25 g whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp. Corn flour
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ajwain seeds (carom seeds)
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • water, around 75 ml
  • For Filling
  • 2 medium potatoes, boiled
  • 50g boiled chickpea (canned can be used)
  • 50ml coriander-mint chutney
  • 50ml tamarind chutney
  • 150g of thick yoghurt
  • 1.5 tsp roasted cumin seed powder
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder (or according to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • salt , according to taste
  • 5 tbsp sev
  • 4-5 tbsp. fresh pomegranate seeds
  • 2 tbsp. fresh coriander, for garnishing

How to make Besan Katori Chaat

  1. For making katori
  2. In a deep bowl, sift in all ingredients except oil and water. Add in the oil and mix it together by running your fingers through it. Now add water (little at a time) to form dough.
  3. The dough feels sticky, but it will all come together at the end. Let it rest for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Dust your hands with some wheat flour to divide the dough into 4-5 portions and shape them into balls. Sprinkle the surface with some flour and roll out the ball as thin as possible.
  5. Using a cookie cutter cut out three small round shapes and place them over tart containers. Gently press them all over especially at the edges. Remove any extra dough from the edges. Repeat with rest of the dough in same manner.
  6. To bake the katoris, preheat the oven at 160ᵒC. Place the tart pans in the oven and bake them for 10-12 minutes. The katoris will start to turn golden brown and it will quite nutty aroma in the air. Take the tart pans out of the oven.
  7. Let it cool down before taking the katoris out of the tarts. Katoris can be stored in airtight container.
  8. For assembling katori chaat
  9. Peel the potatoes and and roughly mash them with your hands. Season them with salt and half a tea spoon of roasted cumin powder. Keep aside.
  10. Take yoghurt in a bowl and loosen it with little bit of water. It should not be very runny. Add salt, remaining roasted cumin powder, garam masala and chili powder.
  11. To assemble katoris, add around 1 tbsp of mashed potatoes and few chickpeas. Add 1 tbsp of yoghurt and both the chutneys. Garnish with sev, fresh coriander and few pomegranate seeds.

Reviews for Besan Katori Chaat (2)

Mayra Raghvani2 years ago

Superbbb !!

Shiva Pande2 years ago

what a stunning picture! Simply in love with it...

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