Moong Sprouts Chaat Surprise


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Moong sprouts chaat surprise offers a simple way of recreating the favorite tangy chaat at home. The Maida and semolina based puris are served with sauteed moong sprouts and boiled potato mixture. The puris are filled with moong sprout mix, a green and sweet chutney is added and then the chaat is served with beaten curd and sev as topping.

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Moong Sprouts Chaat Surprise recipe - How to make Moong Sprouts Chaat Surprise

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  1. Add enough water to form a pliable dough and knead well.
  2. Rest the dough for a while and form into small balls. flatten these and grease them on both sides and roll out into small puris.
  3. Fry in hot oil.
  4. Grind all the green chutney ingredients to a fine paste with a little water if required.
  5. Grind all the sweet chutney ingredients and add to the tamarind pulp.

how to proceed

    how to proceed
  1. To sprout moong: soak 1/2 cup whole moong overnight in water.
  2. Tie loosely in muslin and hang, sprinkling a little water every few hours.
  3. Braise the moong sprouts in a tablespoon of oil and just sufficient water to cook tender.
  4. Toss well with salt and pinch of red chilly powder.
  5. Garnish with chopped coriander, cubed potatoes and toss with salt,red chilly powder and roasted cummin that has been crushed fine.
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander.
  7. Spice yogurt/curds with a little green chutney and salt. in a large tray put a plate of puris in the centre.
  8. Surround with bowl of moong sprouts and potato.
  9. Have little bowls containing sweet and green chutney and spiced curd.

to serve:

    to serve:
  1. Make a dent in each puri, fill with potato and moong sprouts and the sweet and green chutneys and spiced yogurt/curds.

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This recipe was contributed by mushu on 29 Jun 2001

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