Tamatar Chaat Banarasi Style Recipe
This is basically a mish-mash of boiled potatoes, tomatoes, spices and topped with chopped onions, green chillies & some fresh coriander leaves.
Tamatar chaat is a popular street food from Varanasi. This is basically a mish-mash of boiled potatoes, tomatoes, spices and topped with chopped onions, green chillies & some fresh coriander leaves. Take a break from the regular tradition of overindulgence in sweets & instead treat yourself and your guests with this mouthwatering spicy chaat.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Chaat recipes such as
- 2 Potatoes (Aloo) , boiled
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 4 Tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon Black Salt (Kala Namak)
- 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 2 tablespoons Tomato Ketchup
- 1 tablespoon Sugar
- 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 3 Green Chillies , chopped
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
- Puffed rice , and namkeen (mixture)
- Sunflower Oil , as required
How to make Tamatar Chaat Banarasi Style Recipe
To begin making the Tamatar Chaat Banarasi Style recipe, boil the potatoes in a pressure cooker with required water and salt. Cook them till the cooker releases 3 whistles. When they are cooled down, peel the skin and mash them.
Now add cumin powder, red chilli, coriander, black pepper, garam masala powder, salt & black salt into the mashed potatoes and mix it properly.
Next, take the washed tomatoes and cut the upper half of the tomatoes & cut then pull out the pulp of the tomato. Stuff the tomatoes with mashed potatoes.
Next heat up 2-3 tablespoon of oil in a flat surface pan and put the tomatoes in the pan with the potato stuffed side down. Let it cook for 10-15 minutes until the tomatoes start getting a bit mushy.
Turn off the gas and grind the stuffed tomatoes plus leftover tomato pulp together and turn it into a thick paste.
Now turn the heat again and use the same pan, add some more oil into it.Once the oil is hot enough then add thick tomato paste, a bit of salt, sugar & tomato sauce and cook on low heat for 10-12 minutes.
Transfer the cooked chaat into a serving bowl and garnish it with some chopped onions, green chillies, fresh coriander leaves & Namkeen.