Chole Tikki Chaat - Best Indian Fast Food Recipes

Chaats always my fav , no street food can beat Indian spicy chaat corners. I and husband love to have any chaat it might be, one of our recent fav is Chole tikki chaat . I thought of trying it at home and we just couldn't stop us from digging in. There many variation of Chole chaat with samosa, kachoris, even masala vadai i have tried and even with Tikki . Chaats look so simple but there is so many ingredients to be included makes it delicious. Even though the process might be long when it comes to chaat this is a very simple dish to cook. This is one among the popular street food, some tikki  are made with a filling  for this chaat which taste yummier even but i made a simple version. Lets quickly move the chaat recipe.

  For Chole 

  •   Kabuli Channa/ Garbanzo beans - 1  cup ( soaked overnight and pressure cooked)
  • Chaat Recipes  Channa masala - 1 tsp
  •   Red chilli pd - 1/2 tsp
  •   Turmeric pd - 1/4 tsp
  •   Cumin pd - 1/4 tsp
  •   Coriander pd - 1 tsp
  •   Tomato - 2 no ( chopped)
  •   Onion - 1 no ( sliced)
  •   Cinnamon stick - 1 inch
  •   Star Anise - 1 no
  •   Cardamom - 1-2 no
  •   Oil - 2 tbsp
  •   Salt to taste

  For Tikki

  •   Potato - 2 no
  •   Pea ( cooked) - 1/4 cup
  •   Red chilli pd - 1/2 tsp
  •   Turmeric pd - 1/4 tsp
  •   Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
  •   Cumin pd - 1/4 tsp
  •   Amchur pd - 1/4 tsp
  •   Salt to taste
  •   Oil for shallow frying

    Om podi for garnish 
  Green chutney as needed 
  Sweet chutney as needed
  Chopped Onion's
  Chopped Coriander's

  For Chole 

  • In a kadai heat 1 tbsp of oil.
  • Add onion and saute them till they turn translucent.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook them till they are mushy.
  • Cool the mixture and blend them in a mixer to a smooth puree.
  • Heat rest of the oil in a pan add  add cinnamon, star anise,cardamom.
  • Add the tomato onion puree and boil them for few minutes.
  • Add red chilli pd , turmeric pd, cumin pd, coriander pd , channa masala pd and mix them well.
  • Simmer and cook the gravy till the raw smell goes off.
  • Add the cooked channa and water as needed and cook the gravy till oil separates on the top .
  • Chole is ready !! 

  For Tikki 

  • Boil the potatoes, peel the skin and mashed them well.
  • Add boiled peas , red chilli pd , turmeric pd, cumin pd, garam masala , amchur and salt to taste.
  • Mix them well and divide them to equal balls , press them and make discs.
  • Heat the tawa and place the disc , drizzle some oil and cook them in simmer from both the sides till they are light brown from both the sides.

Tikki are ready !!
  To assemble 

  • In a plate pour in some chole, place the tikki on top.
  • Garnish it with chopped onions, chopped coriander, some green chutney , sweet  chutney .
  • Sprinkle some ompodi and serve hot .

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