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Aug 192010
 

Healthy, nutritious and quick – this chaat* is tangy and refreshing.  Have it as a side with any grilled meat or serve yourself a bowl of this for a mid afternoon snack. Are you one of those lucky ones who can munch on a tortilla chip once a while? Then go ahead and fill the chaat into tortilla cups or fillo cups. Enjoy the crunchy, tangy, goodness and feel the bliss in every bite.

Plan

  • 3 -4 ears of corn or 1 ½ cup of frozen corn
  • 1 C chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 C  finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 C finely diced  cucumber
  • 1 Tbs mint leaf Chiffonade ( here is how )
  • 2 Tbs- Fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp – Chaat masala powder
  • ½ tsp finely chopped Thai green chilli
  • Salt to taste

Procedure

  1. Remove the corn off the cob  ( Video Demo courtesy Gourmet.com)
  2. Now put the fresh or frozen corn (if using ) into a glass dish and add a tsp of water.
  3. Cover tight with cling wrap and make a small incision in the cling wrap before placing the dish in the microwave.  Cook on high for 4 minutes.
  4. You can alternately steam the corn in a vegetable steamer.
  5. Allow the corn to cool and pour into a mixing bowl. Add the tomato, onion, cucumber and mint leaves.
  6. Add the salt, lemon juice, Thai green chillies, chaat masala  and mix well.

Notes:

You can add boiled potatoes, canned garbanzo beans, chopped cilantro and Imli chutney to the above chaat to make another variation. You can also make a chaat with just the garbanzo beans and boiled potatoes, following the same method.

FAQ :

Q -Where can I buy chaat masala?

A -You can buy chaat masala from any ethnic store.


  4 Responses to “Sweet Corn Chaat / Salad”

Comments (4)
  1. Great shots and great recipes

     
  2. Wow, thts a quick fix chaat…would luv to arrange it for my upcoming get together.

     

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