Dahi Pakodi Chaat

Chaat is very famous and popular in Indian cuisine. Here is a unique and different type of chaat with the combination of moong dal pakodis, dahi, and green and meetha chutneys. The moong pakodis with an array of spices, sev, chutneys, and garnishing is enjoyed as an evening binge favorite and is simply irresistible.

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4                                                                                                   

Preparation Time: 2 hours 


  • Moong Dhuli Dal soaked and drained - 1 cup

  • Medium Onion finely chopped - 1pc

  • Rice Flour - 1tbsp

  • Baking Soda - A Pinch 

  • Chilli Powder - 1 tsp to sprinkle 

  • Ginger Chopped - 1 tsp

  • Green Chillies Chopped - 2 pc

  • Salt - To Taste 

  • A pinch of Hing 

  • Oil to Deep Fry 

  • Param Dahi sweetened with sugar - for topping 

  • Cumin Seeds (jeera) roasted & grinded for topping - 1/2 tsp

  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing - 2 tbsp

  • Chaat Masala to sprinkle

  • Nylon Sev to sprinkle

  • Tamarind Chutney, green chutney for topping -1/4 cup


  • Blend green gram, onion, green chilies, ginger, and 1 tablespoon coriander leaves with some water to a coarse paste. Transfer into a bowl. 

  • Add rice flour, salt, asafoetida, baking soda, chili powder, and 1 tablespoon coriander leaves, and mix well.

  • Heat sufficient oil in a Kadhai. Drop small portions of the prepared mixture in it and deep-fry till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

  • To serve, put some pakodis in each serving bowl, top with some yogurt, tamarind chutney, green chutney, and onions. Sprinkle some chaat masala, chili powder, and sev and serve immediately.