Dahi Batata Puri Recipe
Recipe type: Side, Snack
RecipeCuisine: Indian
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Serves: 3-4
 
Dahi Batata Puri a famous chat from street of Mumbai.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
For the spicy green (teekha) chutney:
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 cup of mint leaves (pudina)
  • 1 cup of coriander leaves (dhaniya)
  • 3-4 green chilies or as required (hari mirch)
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2-3 garlic cloves (optional)
  • 1 t/s sugar
  • 1 t/s roasted cumin powder
  • black salt as required
For the sweet (meetha) or saunth chutney:
  • 1 cup pitted dates (khajoor)
  • 2 tbsp tamarind pulp (imli)
  • ½ t/s kashmiri chili powder
  • ½ cup jaggery powder (i used organic)
  • ½ t/s fennel powder (saunf)
  • 1 t/s roasted cumin powder (jeera)
  • ¼ th t/s garam masala powder
  • ¼ th t/s black salt (kala namak)
  • 2 cups water
  • salt as required
For dahi batat puri:
  • 3 medium sized potatoes boiled and peeled potatoes
  • 18 puffed puris
  • 1 cup sweet (meetha) chutney used for chat
  • ½ cup spicy (teekha) chutney
  • 2 cup chilled yogurt
  • 1 t/s sugar
  • 1 cup nylon sev
  • 2 t/s red chili powder (I used kashmiri chili powder)
  • 2 t/s roasted cumin powder
  • 1 t/s coriander seed powder
  • chat masala as required
  • 1 lime juice (optional)
  • ½ raw mango chopped finely
  • some chopped coriander leaves
  • black salt as required
How to make the recipe?
Preparing Green Chutney:
  1. Grind everything into a blender with water until smooth paste is formed. Place it aside.
Preparing Sweet Red Chutney:
  1. Boil tamarind or dates in water for 3-4 mins. Allow to cool and remove if any seed.
  2. Grind them with a cup of water until smooth.
  3. Take a pan and add the puree.
  4. Add ½ cup water and mix nicely.
  5. Also add jaggery powder, spice powder and salt.
  6. Mix and simmer for 4-5 mins, allow to thicken.
  7. Switch off the gas and allow to cool.
Preparing Dahi Batata Puri:
  1. Firstly boil the potatoes until tender and cooked. Peel and chop them finely. Mix some chat masala and black salt into it and place aside.
  2. Mix yogurt with little chat masala,sugar, black salt and coriander powder. Beat the yogurt nicely and allow to chill for an hour before serving.
  3. Keep the sweet chutney, spicy chutney, spices and herbs ready.
  4. Take puffed pooris and place them on the serving dish. Now make a small hole into the puris to make space for the filling. I cracked a hole in the pooris through the back of a spoon.
  5. Now stuff each poori with spoonful of potatoes.
  6. Top the stuffing with spicy and sweet chutney as your preference.
  7. Add spoonful of chilled yogurt until it almost fills the puri.
  8. Sprinkle chat masala, roasted cumin powder, black salt and some raw mangoes.
  9. Time to sprinkle some nylon sev and squeeze some lime juice over them.
  10. Finally add chopped coriander leaves and red chili powder.
  11. Serve the dahi batata puri immediately and eat them before it turns soggy.
Notes
1.If you want to make them healthy add some boiled green mung sprouts.
2. You could add some amchur powder instead of lime juice.
3. If you wish you could make the two chutney home or make them home.
4. Serve the dahi batata puri immediately else it would turn soggy and soft.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at http://www.flavorsofmumbai.com/dahi-batata-puri-recipe/