Thursday, July 4, 2013

Channa Samosa Chaat and My India Vacation

          I know,you all will be wondering ,where I dissappeared. After some terrible initial days of sickness,my kids are thoroughly enjoying the vacation in "The Indian way".Rohith and Ashwath are   pampered by their grand parents.I am completely in rest.No jobs to do ,except eating and roaming around.Poor hubby is finding difficut in cooking and managing  our house in US .
            Being in Tirunelveli. we have visited evergreen "Kutralam", India's southern end "Kanyakumari",the most gorgeous "Paal aruvi" in the border of Kerala,beautiful "Manimuthaaru " falls ,sacred "Nava tirupathi","Tiruchendur","Vana Tirupathi".The list goes on.In between my shoppings ,which is  the most interesting part.Completely bored of getting everything in one shop and no bargaining in  US.Love to roam around the city and visiting so many shops,bargaining ,drinking the most sweetest drink"Karumbnu Chaaru " aka Sugarcane juice.This vacation is power packed.Will update you with some more experiences in my mext post.Enjoy this chana samosa chaat ,from my draft.

Serving Size         :        2
Preparation time   :        20 minutes
1.Punjabi samosas           -          3
2.Cooked chana              -           1 cup
3.Onion                           -            1/2 (Finely chopped)
4.Tomato                         -             1/2 (finely chopped)
5.Chilli pwdr                    -             1 tsp
6.Garam masala pwdr      -              1/2 tsp
7.Chaat masala                -               1/2 tsp
8.Green chutney               -               1/2 cup
9.Tamarind chutney           -               2 tbsp
10.Sev                              -              For garnishing
11.Cilantro                        -              Chopped (For garnishing)

* Take a tawa,add little oil and keep the samosas in a side. Let the samosa gets lightly heated this way. Mean while,add the onion and tomatoes and fry them.Add the chilli pwdr,turmeric powder and garam masala pwdr.

*Add cooked chana and give it a stir.Add little water and form a semi gravy.Adjust salt to taste.Now slightly mash the samosas into the gravy.

                                              *We can also crush some more samosas in the serving plate.

* Take a serving plate,place the chana samosa in the middle,drizzle some curd on top.Now add green chutney and tamarind chutney.Garnish with sev and chopped cilantro.

                                       Enjoy with garam chai.Will be great for wintery evenings.


Lifewithspices said...

Wonderful preperation.. looks awesome..

vidhya said...

Super good chat Savitha.. getting reminded of my days at kuttralam last november.. ensoyyy..

great-secret-of-life said...

my fav chat..Can I hv some?

Manasi said...

Oh you lucky girl! Enjoy every moment in India. Come back rested and with pictures of food around there .
The Chana samosa is a all time favorite! Looks awesome.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and mouthwatering chana samosas.

Gajus kitchen said...

looks mouthwatering..our favourite too

Priya Suresh said...

Omg, u r tempting me to book my tickets to make a trip to India, enjoy ur vacation Savi and come back with a bang.

That chaat is just torturing me, lipsmacking here.

Swathi said...

Delicious chaat, hope you are enjoying the vaccation thoroughly.

Unknown said...

Ghosh...I need this now. Looks so delectable.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Samosas look so mouthwatering and delicious.

Unknown said...

wow very inviting chaat

Shanthi said...

Looks yummy and lovely.. Great clicks too :)

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy and inviting dear

Sona - quick picks/pick quicks said...

this indeed is such a great snack..samosa, chats..chutney..simply drooling over it !!!

Laura said...

That looks so, so, SO good. I want to reach into my screen and eat it. Am I cheating horribly if I buy the samosas locally instead of making them? :)

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