Delicious homemade chaat recipes for summer season

After a warm February and a pleasant March, summer has officially begun in India as the mercury dips with each passing day. Intense heat brings many complications and loss of appetite is one of them. Spicy curries, dal fries and stir fries that taste heavenly in the winter months and make a great team with roti and rice that never fail to tempt the taste buds in summer. No prizes for guessing what you need most this summer. From cold lemonade, yogurt, yogurt, buttermilk, frozen treats to milk shakes – foods that cool the gut and body provide much-needed relief. (Also Read: 5 Delicious Fruit Salads You Should Include In Your Diet This Summer)

Chaat is the perfect light snack during summer when you don't want to eat a heavy meal (Pinterest)
Chaat is the perfect light snack during summer when you don’t want to eat a heavy meal (Pinterest)

On days when you don’t feel like eating your regular roti-sabji-rice or feel hungry, homemade chaat made with healthy ingredients can be a wonderful alternative. With your favorite sweet and sour chutneys, a bit of yogurt, spices and lemon, your appetite can make a spectacular comeback and your stomach will thank you too.

“In summers when you don’t want to have a heavy meal, chaat is the perfect light snack and goes well with buttermilk or lemonade to cool you down. You can enjoy chaat anytime of the day and anywhere. Enjoy chaat from the comfort of your home and the best thing is that Yes, you don’t have to feel guilty because it’s healthy and full of nutrients,” says Pooja Kedia, Executive Nutritionist, CloudNine Group of Hospitals, Whitefield, Bangalore. .

Here are some healthy and delicious chaat recipes that you can enjoy at home:

1. Oats lick


Oats (roasted and cold) – 1 cup

Curd – half a cup

Gram (boiled and cold) – 1/4 cup

Almonds (boiled and cold) – 1/4 cup

Cornflakes – 1/4 cup

Cucumber finely chopped – 2 tbsp

Finely chopped tomatoes – 2 tbsp

Mint coriander chutney – 2 tbsp

Tamarind Chutney – 2 tbsp

Black salt – to taste

Chaat masala – to taste

Lemon juice – 1 tbsp

Coriander (chopped) – for garnishing

Pomegranate seeds – for garnish


– Mix yogurt and oats in a large bowl.

– Add cornflakes, boiled gram and mix well.

– Add cucumber, tomato, boiled almonds, chaat masala, black salt, lemon juice, green chutney, tamarind chutney and mix well.

– Garnish with 1 tbsp curd, chopped coriander and pomegranate seeds.

– Serve immediately.

2. Soya Tikki Chat


For Tikki

Soya flakes (soaked in hot water and squeezed) – 100 gm

Lentils (soaked and boiled) – 50 gms

Paneer (grated) – half a cup

Cumin seeds powder – ½ tsp

Chaat masala – half teaspoon

Salt – to taste

Ghee – a few drops

Other Ingredients:

Gram (soaked and boiled) – 1 cup

Onion (chopped) – 1/4 cup

Tomato (chopped) – 1/4 cup

Green chillies (chopped) – 1/2 tsp

Mint and coriander chutney – 2 tbsp

Tamarind Chutney – 2 tbsp

Curd – 2 tbsp

Salt – to taste

Chilli powder – to taste

Chaat masala – to taste

Coriander – for garnish


– Mix soya chunks, grated paneer, boiled masoor dal, cumin powder, chaat masala and salt in a bowl to make a strong dough. Prepare small tikkis from the dough.

– Heat a pan, add a splash of ghee and place the tikki in it. Place the tikki in a pan and cook on medium flame until golden brown.

– Place the tikki on a plate. Spread boiled gram, chopped onion, tomato, green chillies, curd, green chutney and tamarind chutney over it.

– Mix salt, chaat masala and chili powder.

– Garnish with coriander and serve.

3. Baked Fruit Chaat


Apple cubes – ½ cup

Pear cubes – ½ cup

Guava cubes – ½ cup

Pineapple cubes – ½ cup

Banana cut – 2

Greek yogurt – 1 cup

Olive oil – 1 tbsp

Cumin powder – ½ tsp

Salt – to taste

Chopped Coriander – For Garnishing

Pomegranate seeds – for garnish


– Mix salt, cumin powder and olive oil in a bowl.

– Add all the fruits and mix well so that all the fruits are coated with the mixture.

– Spread the fruit on the baking tray. Place the tray in the oven at 180 degrees for 15 minutes and remove from the oven.

– Add 1 cup of Greek yogurt. Garnish with coriander and pomegranate.

4. Lick the remaining roti chaat


Remaining bread – 2

Sprouts – 1 cup

Onion (chopped) – ¼ cup

Tomato (chopped) – ¼ cup

Curd – 2 tbsp

Coriander Chutney – 2 tbsp

Raw mango (finely chopped) – 2 tbsp

Almonds (roasted) – 1 tbsp

Salt – to taste

Chaat masala – to taste

Beetroot (grated) – for garnishing

Coriander (chopped) – for garnishing


– Place the loaves on a microwave safe plate and microwave for 2 minutes or until crisp.

– Grind the bread into large pieces.

– Mix the rest of the ingredients with the breadcrumbs.

– Garnish with grated beetroot and coriander

5. Ripe mango chaat


Ripe Mango (Alphonso) chopped – 2 cups

Cherry tomatoes – 1 cup

Raw mango finely chopped – 1 tbsp

Puffed rice – ½ cup

Almonds (boiled) – 1/2 cup

Pumpkin seeds – 1 tbsp

Chaat masala – to taste

Lemon juice – 1 tbsp

Salt – to taste

Mint leaves (finely chopped) – for garnishing


– Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl, toss well.

– Garnish with mint leaves and serve immediately.

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