Nippattu Masala Chaat Recipe- South Indian Style Chaat
A South Indian style, Nippattu Masala Chaat, is made with the popular snack down south, called Nipattu or Thattai, which are nothing but savoury crackers, finished with a flavoursome topping.
Nippattu Masala Chaat Recipe is a South Indian speciality found mostly in the southern region of India. Crispy flat savoury crackers called Nippattu or Thattai is topped with a mix of onions & carrots and a drizzle of the sweet and spicy chutneys along with a crunchy topping of puffed rice, sev and peanuts.
For this recipe, you can either use store bought Nippattu or Thattai or make them at home. Follow this recipe to make fresh ones at home. Thattai Recipe (Crispy South Indian Savory Crackers) or Tamil Nadu Style Milagu Thattai Recipe (Peppered Dal-Rice Fritters)
Take a look at some more such recipes:
- Karnataka Style Churumuri (Spicy Puffed Rice Recipe)
- Chilled and Spicy Peanut Chaat
- Vada Pav Recipe (A Delicious Indian Street Food)
- 1 Thattai , 1 big or 10 small Nippattu/Thattai
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , grated
- 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
- Salt , to taste
- 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 2 tablespoons Green Chutney (Coriander & Mint)
- 1 tablespoon Sweet Chutney (Date & Tamarind)
- Sev , to garnish
- Puffed rice , to garnish
- Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali) , to garnish
How to make Nippattu Masala Chaat Recipe- South Indian Style Chaat
To begin making the Nippattu Masala Chaat Recipe , let us begin by arranging the nippattu on the serving platter.
If you are using one large nippattu, make sure you just give it a light press with your palm after placing it on the plate.
This will break the nippattu into small pieces making it easy for you to pick up a piece with the toppings.
If you are using mini bite sized nippats, then simply arrange them on the platter.
In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped onions, grated carrots, salt and lemon juice. Give it a good mix.
Put a layer of this onion-carrot mix over the nippattu.
Next, drizzle some green chutney and sweet chutney over the nippattu chaat & finally sprinkle cumin powder and red chilli powder.
Finish this Nippattu Masala Chaat with puffed rice, sev and peanuts.