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Sev Chaat

15 Apr

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Karampoosa Mixture.

Fine sev is generally prepared with gram flour batter. Here sev is mixed with finely chopped tomato and onion along with other spices and herbs for quick and tasty spicy chaat. You need to serve the sev chaat immediately as a tea time snack.
Makes: around 3 Servings of Sev Chaat.

Ingredients:

Fine Sev 1 1/2 Cups
Tomato 1 Small
Onion 1 Small
Tender Green Chile 1 Small
Chaat Masala 1/4 tsp
Red Chile Powder 1/4 tsp
Roasted Peanuts 2 tbsps
Lemon Juice 1 tbsp
Cilantro a few sprigs
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Remove stems, wash, remove seeds and finely chop the green chile.
Peel and finely chop the onion.
Wash, halve, remove seeds and finely chop the tomato.
Clean, wash and finely chop cilantro.

In a mixing bowl, add chopped onion, tomato, green chile, chaat masala, red chile powder, cilantro, lemon juice and salt.
Mix it thoroughly to combine all the flavors.
When ready to serve, stir the sev into the prepared mixture.
Finally stir in roasted peanuts and remove onto serving bowls.
Serve sev chaat immediately.
Notes: Don’t let the sev chaat sit for more than 5 minutes in which case it becomes soggy.

Suggestions: If the chaat is too spicy, stir in more lemon juice.
Variations: Grated raw mango can be added for texture and sourness.
Other Names: Sev Chaat, Karampoosa Mixture.