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Basket puri chaat | basket chaat recipe | how to make basket puri

Basket puri chaat is a tasty chaat recipe made with crispy deep fried bowls or baskets. The basket is filled with potatoes-chana masala, finely chopped vegetables, and top with chaat chutney and sev. It tastes sweet, sour, and spicy and loves by all kinds of age groups. In this recipe, I share two chaat chutney, quick masala, and a few no-fail tips to make crispy basket puri with mould and without mould. Do try this!

The key to making tasty basket puri chaat at home are
  • Firstly, I made basket puri dough with all-purpose flour, but you made it half wheat flour and half maida. Also, the same recipe can also be prepared with potatoes as aloo laccha katori chaat.
  • Secondly, I made basket puri with mould and without mould. Both are easy to make and store in an airtight container. Prepare chaat just before serving.
  • lastly, the stuffing is completely open-ended and you can decorate it as per your preference. perhaps, boiled chickpeas, any sprouts ad boiled peas should be a good option.
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Basket puri chaat | basket chaat recipe | how to make basket puri

Author Nehas Cook Book
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 40 basket puri


For basket puri

  • 250 grm or 2 cup all purpose flour - maida
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp hot oil
  • ½ cup water or as required

For special masala

  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp amchur powder
  • 1 tbsp black salt
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder

For stuffing

  • 4 medium size or 2 cup boiled potatoes pieces
  • ½ cup boiled chana
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp Masala

For green chutney

  • 1 cup fresh coriander leaves
  • ¼ cup mint leaves
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 2 green chilli
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp roasted chana dal
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ cup cold water

For date-tamarind chutney

  • ½ cup dates
  • ½ cup tamarind
  • ½ cup jaggery
  • 3 cup water
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp dry ginger powder
  • Pinch of salt

For assembling basket puri chaat

  • 6-7 basket puri
  • Potato-chana masala
  • Hung curd
  • Green chutney
  • Date-tamarind chutney
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Chopped onion
  • Special masala
  • Sev
  • Pomegranate seeds


Making basket puri

  • In a mixing bowl, add maida, salt, and hot oil. Mix well into flour.
  • Then add water gradually and knead semi-soft dough.
  • Cover and rest the dough for 15 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 3 equal parts. Take one part of the dough and roll it into a log.
  • Now with the help of a knife, cut a small size ball for puri.
  • Take one ball and roll it into medium size and thin puri. Prick it with a fork.
  • Now grease basket mould with oil and place puri on it. now take the second mould on puri and press lightly puri between two mould ( please refer to video ).
  • Remove extra dough and Make all puri in the same way.
  • Without mould place small size katori at the centre of the puri and wrap it with puri. Remove extra dough and make all basket puri without mould.
  • deep fry basket puri on medium-low flame till it turns golden and crisp.
  • Drain off fried basket puri and repeat the process to make all basket puri.
  • Store basket puri into an air-tight container.

making special masala

  • In a bowl, add cumin powder, amchur powder, black salt, and red chilli powder. Mix well. Special masala is ready.

making stuffing

  • In a mixing bowl, add boiled and chopped potato pieces, boiled chana, coriander leaves, and special masala. mix well. Stuffing is ready, keep it aside.

Making green chutney

  • In a mixing jar, add green coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chili, ginger, garlic, cumin seeds, chaat masala, lemon juice, sugar, roasted chana dal, salt, and cold water.
  • grind it into a smooth paste.
  • Green chutney is ready.

Making tamarind date chutney

  • In a pan, add date and tamarind pulp, and jaggery. Mix well
  • Cook it for10-15 minutes on medium flame.
  • Then add cumin powder, dry ginger powder, red chilli powder, saunf powder, and coriander powder. Mix well.
  • Switch off the gas and sieve the chutney mixture.
  • Tamarind-date chutney is ready.

Making basket puri chaat.

  • Take a katori on a plate.
  • Then topped it with masala, hung curd, green chutney, date-tamarind chutney, chopped tomatoes, chopped onion, masala, sev, and pomegranate seed.
  • Serve immediately.


  • add hot oil into the dough helps to make crispy basket puri and knead the semi-soft dough for basket puri.
  • roll thin and medium size puri and prick puri with a fork so the basket never puffs up while frying.
  • Two basket moulds help to make the perfect shape of puri.
  • grease mould with oil so it easily leaves dough while frying in hot oil.
  • at the time of frying, keep the flame medium-low and do not flip mould for 2-3 minutes.
  • fry basket puri on medium heat.
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