Dahi Samosa Chat Recipe | Step by Step Recipe

>>  Friday, February 11, 2011

Third of the blogging marathon saw me planning to do another chat dish this time more interesting as I love Samosas. I had been planning to bake a samosa for a long time but never came around doing that. Getting back home, feeding the kids I decided I ought to do it right away. Unlike yesterday boys decided that I wasn't going to make any chocolates so they were playing together not bothering me.

I made the dough such that it might get baked but unfortunately it didn't have enough leavening for it to get baked as proper one. So ended up deep frying the Samosa for the chat.

And I also ensured I kept the Chat Masala ready at hand not to forget in the final assembling. Hubby dear was most curious getting back from work seeing me busy doing something. He asked if everyday was going to be a chat day. Nodding my head I offered him a plate of Dahi Samoda Chat and before he could even swallow wanted to his verdict.

I could gauge from his looks that this passed his approval. But wanted verbal confirmation. He said today's chat really tasted like the chat walas. Yes that dash of Chat Masala ensured it give its taste!

Konda loved it and saying she was enjoying the daily dose of Chats and wanted more, while boys were more than happy to finish off the sev they finally discovered the day.

Step by Step Recipe to make Dahi Samosa chat

Take the ingredients for the dough in a bowl and knead to a stiff dough.

Heat a pan and saute onions.
Add chili powder, coriander powder, roasted cumin powder, whole cumin, black salt and salt and saute in low flame.
Next goes the fresh peas
Finally the cooked potato. Combine everything well and simmer for 5 mins.
Remove and cool. Mash everything together well.
Make small balls and roll out like this.
Make a cut in the middle, place the stuffing in the middle.
Close it like you will do an envelope.
Ensure to close on all sides.
Greased ones that were supposed to be baked but got finally deep fried.

Fried samosas all ready.
Hung the Curds/ Yogurt and then beat it with sugar, chili powder.

In a serving bowl, take the samosas, roughly break it but not completely.

Pour generously spoons of sweeten curds.

Next goes the Tamarind Chutney

Most importantly the chat masala.
Finally the sev!

Of course to make it more colorful you can garnish with coriander leaves and chili powder. It ended up looking very festive!

Dahi Samosa Chat

Ingredients Needed:

For the Samosa

All purpose flour - 1/2 cup
Cold butter - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Ajwain/ Bishop's weed - 1/4 tsp

For the Samosa filling

Potatoes - 2 medium
Onions - 1 medium
Fresh Peas - 1/4 cup
Red Chili powder- 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Roasted Cumin powder - 1/4
Whole Cumins - 1/4 tsp
Oil - 2 tsp
Black Salt a pinch
Salt to taste

Check the recipe for Tamarind Chutney

For Making Chat
Chat Masala - 1/4 tsp
Chili powder a pinch
Sev as required

Method to prepare:

To make Samosas:

Take all the ingredients needed for making the dough and knead to a stiff dough using very little water. Rest it for 15 mins.

To make the Filling:

Microwave potatoes for 6 mins, peel and mash.
Shell the peas and blanch for 3 mins.

Heat a pan with oil, saute onions, then add all the spices, fresh peas, potatoes. combine everything well. Remove and allow to cool

To make the Samosas,

Roll out small balls into a circle. Make a vertical cut in the middle. Place a spoon of the filling in the middle, and close it like you will do an envelope.

Seal it on all sides properly and deep fry.

To make the curds.

Hung the curds and then beat it with Sugar and Red Chili powder

To assemble the chat.

In a serving plate, take the samosas, roughly break it.

Pour the curds over it, then the tamarind chutney. Sprinkle the chat masala over this.

Then goes the sev, finely chopped coriander leaves and red chili powder.

Normally even green chutney gets added to this. But then I didn't make it.

I am simply happy with the results of this, so maybe next time I will try adding green chutney too.

This goes to Kid's Delight themed on Street Food and to PJ's Flavors of Maharasthtra

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sowmya's creative saga February 11, 2011 at 6:14 AM  

this is my favourite..looks yumm..

Mina Joshi February 11, 2011 at 6:21 AM  

Wow wow wow!!! You have really made this dish look so delicious!! I am going to bookmark it to try one weekend.

Shanavi February 11, 2011 at 6:21 AM  

Super duper samosa chaat..Loooove it..Love the way u've added lotsa tamarind chutney, i love that yummy

Cooks February 11, 2011 at 6:40 AM  

Your chats are making my mouth water. Waiting for more of these delicacies Valli.

savitha ramesh February 11, 2011 at 6:43 AM  

Feast for eyes valli.enjoyed the dahi samosa chaat.Hope u had a good time.

BangaloreBaker February 11, 2011 at 6:55 AM  

another step by step post? I just made Masala Puri in the evening and this looks great too. I am not a big fan of samosa though.

Usha February 11, 2011 at 7:01 AM  

You are killing me with these chaats everyday.. yummy!

Now Serving February 11, 2011 at 7:19 AM  

Nice presentation...another winner

Saras February 11, 2011 at 7:20 AM  

Street food theme tempting everyone's taste buds & yours chat makes me drool..

harini-jaya February 11, 2011 at 8:00 AM  

Sure looks festive and colorful!! yummy too..

Khaugiri February 11, 2011 at 8:41 AM  

wow mouthwatering!!!

Suma Gandlur February 11, 2011 at 9:14 AM  

Colorful indeed. I had made samosa chat a few weeks earlier and did not bother to take pictures. Wish I had.

Minu February 11, 2011 at 10:41 AM  

You surely do have the patience and fantastic organising
lovely post

Pia February 11, 2011 at 10:59 AM  

Its really a lovely posted so nicely done and very detailed. Love all your posts

I am hosting Pesto Pasta Night # 201 this week. I would be really happy if you will participate in this event.

Sunanda February 11, 2011 at 11:08 AM  

It is such a drool worthy and tempting chaat,looks inviting.. Liked the stepwise presentation..

Kamalika February 11, 2011 at 11:28 AM  

YUMMY... YUMMY ... your pictures make me drool Valli

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal February 11, 2011 at 11:36 AM  

This is my husband's favorite thing to eat. I usually don't like dahi in my chaat unless it is of course dahi vada. Anyways, I always love your step by step pics :)

Santosh Bangar February 11, 2011 at 11:49 AM  

chat name itself is atractive here samoa chat looks superb

Rujuta February 11, 2011 at 12:39 PM  

Wow.......amazing and its looking so tempting and yummy.....
I feel like having it rt now......
Lovely presentation...the chaat looks so colorful.....
Best Wishes

Gayathri Kumar February 11, 2011 at 1:06 PM  

This looks delicious.

Priya February 11, 2011 at 2:19 PM  

Slurp, those dahi samosa chaat makes me hungry..u r killing me with ur clicks Valli..

veena krishnakumar February 11, 2011 at 6:05 PM  

Yum yum yum, thanks for the tutorial.Now they will be no need to go gangothri:-)

Smitha February 11, 2011 at 6:21 PM  

wow Srivalli, u r tempting me totally!...wish I was in India right now!

Tina February 11, 2011 at 6:41 PM  

perfect eve snack..soooooo temting..

rekhas kitchen February 12, 2011 at 12:29 AM  

again tempting me..ummmm my favorite like thiat step by step pic.Valli.

Gayathri Anand February 12, 2011 at 1:32 AM  

wow Srivalli, you are tempting me ....I think I made a mistake I too should have taken snacks category ...i missed my chance of me trying and enjoying all these

Mrs K February 12, 2011 at 4:34 AM  

This is insane and the samosa chat plate is driving me crazy,I am drooling all over and want a chaat fix NOW :)

azeeskitchen February 12, 2011 at 11:42 PM  

You are tempting us...

Nithya February 13, 2011 at 9:55 AM  

I'm falling for these :) yummmmmmmy.. I totally love them especially when they are soaked in curd :)

PJ February 13, 2011 at 3:07 PM  

I love dahi based snacks and this is really wanting me to grab that plate of dahi samomsa chaat.Yummy!

Archana February 13, 2011 at 10:17 PM  

I have been recently introduced to this dish and love it. Plan to make it soon. Thanks for sharing.

Aust February 25, 2011 at 7:58 PM  

Really impressive! Great steps of making the chaat recipe. I appreciate it.

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