Rajgira katori chat is a variation of the popular street food dish katori chat, which is made using a dough made from Rajgira flour (amaranth flour) instead of the traditional wheat flour. Katori chat typically consists of small, deep-fried dough cups filled with a mixture of boiled and mashed potatoes, chickpeas, and various spices and toppings.
Ingredients: For the dough:
- 1 cup Rajgira flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp oil
- water (as needed)
For the filling:
- 1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
- 1/2 cup boiled chickpeas
- 1/4 tsp cumin powder
- 1/4 tsp coriander powder
- 1/4 tsp red chili powder
- 1/4 tsp amchur powder (dry mango powder)
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp oil
- Chopped coriander leaves (optional)
For the topping:
- Tamarind chutney
- Green chutney
- Roasted cumin powder
- Chaat masala
- Red chili powder
- Finely chopped onions
- Finely chopped coriander leaves
- In a mixing bowl, combine the Rajgira flour, salt, and oil. Mix well.
- Gradually add water and knead the dough until it becomes soft and pliable. Cover the dough and set aside for 30 minutes.
- In a pan, heat oil and add cumin powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, amchur powder, and salt.
- Add the mashed potatoes, chickpeas and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
- Remove the pan from heat and let the filling cool.
- Divide the dough into small balls.
- Flatten each ball and press it with your thumb to form small cups.
- Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the cups on medium flame until they turn golden brown and crispy.
- Fill the cups with the prepared filling and top it with yogurt, tamarind chutney, green chutney, cumin powder, chaat masala, red chili powder, onions and coriander leaves.
Serve the Rajgira katori chat immediately and enjoy.
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