Food: Chaat Varieties Across India That Will Leave Your Mouth Watering


Food: Chaat has always won the hearts of people since ages. Here are some chaat varieties from around India that will make you crave for chaat right now.

Written By Shraddha Chaugale | Mumbai | Updated On:

The word chaat usually has come around from the taste of chatpatta which means something sweet, salty, and tangy in most snacks. Whenever someone pronounces the word chaat, we are reminded of the tangy, sweet and salty flavour that leaves your mouth watering. There are variations in the preparation of chat across India. Let's take a look at chat varieties across India.

1. Aloo Chaat

Aloo Chat was once the most popular side dish in the northern parts of India, especially Delhi. It is one of the humble street food you can explore and taste in Delhi. This yummy food is prepared by mixing boiled potato, chopped onions, and tomatoes. Later the chat is garnished with spices and chutneys

2. Papri Chaat

Papri Chat is yet another delicious food that is known to have its origin in the Mughul Court. This delicious food is prepared by mixing together papdi, boiled potatoes, yoghurt, onions, and garnished with coriander leaves. This dish is popular all over the northern parts of India. You should definitely try this food recipe.

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3. Samosa Chaat

The name itself derives the way the chat is prepared. Prepared by smashing samosa and mixing it with yoghurt, tamarind, and mint chutney. This food recipe is a contemporary version of samosa. The chat has its origin mostly from contemporary cities. 

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4. Aloo Tikki Chaat

This is a patty prepared from mashed potatoes. The chat is further mixed with dahi and chutney and garnished with sev. It has its origin from northern India. For all those who love spicy food, this chaat variety is definitely on the go.  Another chaat variety to each one must try. 

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5. Bhelpuri

Bhelpuri is very famously associated with the beaches of Mumbai. Many locals prefer to eat this delicacy while on the street and during their commute. This food recipe consists of puffed rice, chopped onions and tomatoes, mashed potatoes and is garnished with chutneys. Some add chopped raw mangoes for the tangy flavour. Enjoying the sunset with the sand lapping your feet and relishing on bhelpuri should be on everyone's bucket list.

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