tamatar chaat recipe | tomato chaat | banarasi aloo tamatar ki chaat

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tamatar chaat recipe | tomato chaat | banarasi aloo tamatar ki chaat with detailed photo and video recipe. an easy and simple indian street food recipe made with a combination of tomatoes and boiled potatoes with lip-smacking chaat chutneys. it is a popular snack recipe from the north indian street food cuisine, particularly from the city of banaras. the uniqueness of this chaat recipe is, it is made without any onions and garlic.
tamatar chaat recipetamatar chaat recipe | tomato chaat | banarasi aloo tamatar ki chaat with step by step photo and video recipe. chaat recipes are ultra-popular across india and can be made with myriad types of ingredients. each state, region and city has its own variations and combination of chaat recipe. one such hugely popular no onion no garlic chaat recipe from banaras is the tamatar chaat recipe known for its sweet and tangy taste.

chaat recipes is one of the favourite sections in my blog. i have contributed a lot of recipes to it, and i would be continuing to do so. however, i have been getting a lot of requests to make a no onion no garlic chaat recipes, to be consumed during fasting days. moreover, navaratri is coming and i thought of sharing some easy and simple tomato-based chaat recipe. even with tomato-based chaats, there are myriad variations, but for me, i thought of sharing the famous banarasi aloo tamatar ki chaat. in this recipe, i have done some variations to the authentic recipe. basically, for the topping, i have used simple bombay mixture chiwda, in the place of namak pare. but other than i have strictly followed the authentic recipe without any deviations.

tomato chaat

furthermore, i would also like to mention some more tips, suggestions and variations to the aloo tamatar ki chaat recipe. firstly, the tomatoes have to be ripe and juicy with bright red in colour. basically, the ripe tomatoes would ooze out more juice and colour with a hint of sweetness in it. secondly, this is a no onion no garlic chaat recipe, but it can be experimented to use onion and garlic. perhaps, you can top the finely chopped red onions and red garlic chutney just before serving. lastly, as the authentic recipe, it is always served in small quantity in a small plate. also, do not forget to top it with a generous amount of melted ghee to have the full flavour.

finally, i request you to check my other detailed chaat recipes collection with this post of tamatar chaat recipe. it mainly includes my other related recipes collection like aloo chana chat, dahi papdi chaat, masala puri, ragda puri, sev puri, papdi, black chana chaat, peanut chaat, samosa chaat, kachori chaat. further to these i would also like to mention my other related recipes categories like,

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tamatar chaat recipe

tamatar chaat recipe | tomato chaat | banarasi aloo tamatar ki chaat

5 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
AUTHOR: HEBBARS KITCHEN
Course: chaat
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh
Keyword: tamatar chaat recipe
Calories: 133kcal
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easy tamatar chaat recipe | tomato chaat | banarasi aloo tamatar ki chaat

Ingredients

for tomato base:

  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 tbsp ginger, grated
  • 5 cashew, chopped
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 2 tbsp tamarind chutney
  • 2 tomato, roughly chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 potato, boiled & chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp mint, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped

jeera sugar syrup:

  • 2 cup water
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • ¼ tsp chilli powder

other ingredients:

  • ghee, for serving
  • sev or namak pare, for garnishing
  • coriander, finely chopped

Instructions

tomato base preparation:

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp ghee and saute 1 tbsp ginger.
  • add 5 cashew and saute until it turns golden brown.
  • keeping the flame on low add ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp garam masala, 1 tsp chaat masala and 2 tbsp tamarind chutney.
  • saute on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.
  • now add 2 tomato, ½ tsp salt and saute for 2 minutes.
  • boil for 3 minutes or until tomatoes soften slightly.
  • further add 1 potato and saute well.
  • add 1 cup water and mix well.
  • cover and boil for 5 minutes or until the ghee separates.
  • further add 2 tbsp mint and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
  • tomato base for chaat is ready.

jeera sugar syrup preparation:

  • firstly, in a saucepan take 2 cup water, ¼ cup sugar, ½ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp chaat masala and ¼ tsp chilli powder.
  • mix well and boil for 5 minutes or until a sticky sugar syrup is formed.

tamatar chaat serving:

  • for serving tamatar chaat, in a plate add prepared tamatar base.
  • top with 1 tsp ghee and 2 tbsp fo prepared jeera sugar syrup.
  • further top with sev or namak pare and coriander leaves.
  • finally, enjoy banarsi tamatar chaat with chai.
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how to make tomato chaat with step by step photo:

tomato base preparation:

  1. firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp ghee and saute 1 tbsp ginger.
  2. add 5 cashew and saute until it turns golden brown.
  3. keeping the flame on low add ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp garam masala, 1 tsp chaat masala and 2 tbsp tamarind chutney.
  4. saute on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.
  5. now add 2 tomato, ½ tsp salt and saute for 2 minutes.
  6. boil for 3 minutes or until tomatoes soften slightly.
  7. further, add 1 potato and saute well.
  8. add 1 cup water and mix well. cover and boil for 5 minutes or until the ghee separates.
  9. further, add 2 tbsp mint and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
  10. tomato base for chaat is ready.

jeera sugar syrup preparation:

  1. firstly, in a saucepan take 2 cup water, ¼ cup sugar, ½ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp chaat masala and ¼ tsp chilli powder.
  2. mix well and boil for 3-5 minutes or until the sticky sugar syrup is formed.

tamatar chaat serving:

  1. for serving tamatar chaat, in a plate add prepared tamatar base.
  2. top with 1 tsp ghee and 2 tbsp fo prepared jeera sugar syrup.
  3. further top with sev or namak pare and coriander leaves.
  4. finally, enjoy banarsi tamatar chaat with chai.
    tomato chaat

notes:

  • firstly, make sure to adjust the tanginess based on tomatoes.
  • also, do not mash tomatoes completely, as we need to enjoy the bite of tomato.
  • additionally, prepare the chaat with desi ghee for best flavour.
  • finally, banarsi tamatar chaat recipe tastes great when sweetness and tanginess is well balanced.
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