Basket Chaat Recipe

A Perfect Blend of Flavors

Basket Chaat is a popular Indian street food. It originated in Delhi and is made by filling a crispy edible basket with savory chaat ingredients like potatoes, chutneys, and spices.

Basket Chaat Recipe

Basket Chaat is a popular Indian street food that combines a medley of flavors, textures, and spices. It is a delightful and satisfying snack that is not only visually appealing but also incredibly tasty. In this blog, we will guide you through the step-by-step process of preparing a delectable Basket Chaat recipe that serves four people. Get ready to embark on a culinary adventure filled with tangy chutneys, crispy puris, and a burst of flavors!

Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 35 mins Total Time 55 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 4 Calories: 201 Kcal Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


For the Basket Chaat Feeling:

For the Tamarind Chutney:

For the Green Chutney:

For the Basket:


  1. Assembling the Chaat:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the boiled chickpeas, boiled potatoes, onions, tomatoes, cucumber, and green chilies (if using).
    • Add chaat masala, roasted cumin powder, red chili powder, and salt according to your taste preferences. Mix well to coat the ingredients evenly.
  2. Serving the Chaat:
    • Take each fried basket and fill it generously with the prepared chaat mixture.
    • Drizzle tamarind chutney and mint chutney over the chaat-filled baskets.
    • Top each basket with a dollop of whisked yogurt.
    • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and sprinkle some chaat masala and roasted cumin powder for an extra burst of flavors.
    • Finally, add a generous amount of sev on top for that delightful crunch.
  3. Enjoying the Basket Chaat:
    • Serve the Basket Chaat immediately to retain its crunchiness and freshness.
    • Remember to savor each bite as you experience the explosion of flavors and textures in your mouth.
    • You can also customize your Basket Chaat by adding other ingredients like pomegranate seeds, chopped green mango, or even crispy papdi.
  4. Optional Variations:
    • For added crunch, you can include some crushed papdi or sev (fried chickpea noodles) as a topping.
    • Customize the spice level by adjusting the amount of red chili powder and chaat masala.
    • Experiment with additional toppings such as pomegranate seeds, grated carrots, or even some grated cheese for a fusion twist.


    • Basket Chaat is a tantalizing street food snack that brings together a medley of flavors and textures. With the perfect combination of tangy chutneys, aromatic spices, and crispy baskets, it's a dish that never fails to impress. By following this simple recipe, you can recreate the magic of Basket Chaat in your own kitchen and enjoy it with family and friends. So gather around, relish the flavors, and create unforgettable memories with this delightful treat.
Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 201kcal
Calories from Fat 63kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 280mg12%
Potassium 565mg17%
Total Carbohydrate 30g10%
Dietary Fiber 5g20%
Sugars 8g
Protein 6g12%

Calcium 73 mg
Iron 13 mg
Zinc 1 mcg

* * The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: Basket chaat, Indian street food, Chaat recipe, Snack recipe, Crispy basket, Chaat fillings, Spicy chaat,Street food recipe, Indian appetizer

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