Basket Chaat

Mini tarts filled with a spicy mixture of sprouts and chutneys.

For the katoris
1/2 cup maida (plain flour )
1/4 cup butter
1/4 tsp salt

For the filling
1 cup boiled mixed sprouts
1/2 tsp jeera
a pinch of hing
2 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp corriender and cummin seeds powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp dried mango powder
1 tsp chole masala (chana masala)
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

For serving
Beaten curds
Khajur imli ki chutney
Green chutney
Chaat Masala


For the katoris

  1. Combine the flour, butter and salt and make a stiff dough using a little water. Knead very well.
  2. Divide the dough into 2 equal portions.
  3. Roll out each dough portion into a sheet of 6 mm. (¼”) thickness.
  4. Cut rounds of pastry using a large 50 mm. (2″) diameter cookie cutter and press into tart moulds.
  5. Prick all over with a fork.
  6. Bake in a hot oven at 230°C (450°F) for 10 to 15 minutes.
  7. Cool the tart cases.                                                                                                                                           Or
  8. You can buy readymade katoris from the market

For the filling

  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds. When they crackle, add the asafoetida.
  2. Add the sprouts, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seed powder, turmeric powder, amchur, chole masala, salt and 2 tablespoons of water and mix well. Cook on a slow flame for 4 to 5 minutes. Keep aside.


  • Fill each tart with a portion of the filling.
  • Top with curds, khajur imli ki chutney, green chutney, sev and chaat masala.
  • Serve immediately.


Basket Chaat is ready.

2 thoughts on “Basket Chaat

Spare a minute to share your Views...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s