Saturday, June 20, 2009

Spicy Daal Chaat

If you are thinking that this is some healthy daily daal recipe, then here's the surprise. It's not!
:-D It's just a Mumbai street food that my husband loves. It starts with ready made & deep fried chana daal, generally available in the local farsan marts. Daalwala bhaiyya used to chop those onions so finely that you couldn't really make out if it's onion or radish. Many doubted it was radish especially when onions prices had soared to the roof tops!:-D Anyways, it tasted great.

Daal Chaat
Spicy Fried Daal Salad
1 small onion, minced
1-2 green chilies, minced (or per taste)
A pinch of chaat masala
1 tbsp minced cilantro/coriander leaves
1 lemon, freshly squeezed
1. Mix all the ingredients in the order mentioned.
2. Serve immediately.

Note -
1. Do not make this chaat too much in advance. It will turn soggy.

This post is my contribution to Aqua Daze's RCI - Mumbai Street Food.
RCI event is started by Lakshmi of Veggie Cuisine.

This post is also my contribution to Priya's Sunday Snacks - Spill the beans event.


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