Diwali 2021: Diwali is just around the corner and there is barely an Indian household that isn’t fervently making preparations to celebrate the festival of lights. The occasion calls for getting together with family and friends, and having a gala time over food and drinks. If you too are planning to host a Diwali party and are wondering what to put on the menu, we are here to help. As you know, any good meal starts with an array of interesting finger food. So, this Diwali, level up your snacks game with some chaat recipes that are sure to leave your guests asking for second (and even third) helpings.
Here Are 7 Chaat Recipes To Make This Diwali | Diwali Recipes 2021
1) Samosa Chaat
This is a classic recipe that you wouldn’t want to miss out on while treating your guests. Samosa is an indulgent Diwali snack in itself, but when you turn it into a chaat with a generous amount of yogurt, and sweet and spicy chutneys, compliments are bound to pour in. Serve it with a cup of hot tea!
2) Chatpat Chaat
Are you someone who always looks for excuses to include potatoes into your food? Then this chaat must make it to your Diwali spread. You do not have to spend hours in the kitchen and still be able to impress your guests. This recipe includes steamed sweet potatoes along with a bunch of spices and is ready in just 20 minutes.
3) Paapdi Chaat
Crispy, lip-smacking paapdi chaat immediately comes to mind the moment someone utters the word ‘chaat’. Hugely popular as a street food in the North, this one can be easily rustled up at home. This recipe has everything you need to make the perfect paapdi chaat, including the quintessential paapdi. Paired with boiled potatoes, some chutneys, yoghurt and easy-to-find kitchen spices, this one is sure to be a winner at your party.
4) Three Bean Chaat
While arranging a party at home, you need to have something for every kind of guest to savour. And this three bean chaat is sure to tickle the tastebuds of those who look for healthy food at a party. Mix the highly nutritious kidney beans, chickpeas and green beans and toss them with boiled potato chunks, chopped onions, tomatoes and cucumber among other ingredients. Top the chaat with spices and garnish with coriander leaves.
5) Palak Patta Chaat
This may not a popular chaat but appeals to many. For this, take fresh spinach leaves, coat them with besan (chickpea flour) and deep-fry till crispy. Dress it up with some spices and chutneys, and relish the unique taste.
6) Aloo Handi Chaat
This is an innovative chaat item you must have on your festival menu. Enjoy aloo cups stuffed with chickpeas, drizzled with mouth-watering chutneys and spices. Yes, it is as good as it sounds. Woot woot.
7) Chatpati Aloo Chaat
This is surely going to tantalise your tastebuds if you are a fan of spicy food. Treat your loved ones to Chatpati Aloo Chaat that consists of crispy fried potatoes mixed with spices and flavourful chutneys.
Eager to try out the recipes? No matter which one you choose, a chaat item on your table will surely make your party memorable for your guests.