A very crispy and spicy bowl chaat or basket chat is made with fried basket or bowl, usually stuffed with the various type of vegetables and spices to make it a very tasty snack time recipe. In some regions of India, bowl chaat is also famous with the name of lucknowi chaat.


Ingredients for bowl chaat:

  • Onion: 1 medium size finely chopped
  • Tomato: 1 medium size finely chopped
  • White Flour: 1 cup(250 gram)
  • Oil for deep fry
  • Carom seeds powder: 1tea spoon
  • Cumin powder: 3 tablespoon
  • Sweet corn: ½ cup boiled
  • Chickpeas: 1 cup boiled
  • Potato: ½ cup boiled and chopped
  • Yogurt: 1cup
  • Red chili powder: 1tea spoon
  • Black pepper: 1 tablespoon
  • Chaat seasoning: 2 tablespoon
  • Black salt: 1table spoon
  • Tamarind chutney: 1 cup
  • Coriander chutney: 1 cup
  • Pomegranate seeds: 1 cup
  • Sev: 1 cup
  • Salt to taste

How to make bowl chaat:

  1. First of all, In a deep bowl, add a cup of white flour (all-purpose flour), salt as per required, ½ tablespoon cumin powder, carom seeds powder and 3 tablespoon oil,
  2. Basically, mix all the ingredients well and knead with water as per requirement and make a soft dough, so it should neither be too soft or tight,
  3. Take the bowl aside for 15-20 min to set and smoother,
  4. After that knead again with greased palm, divide into equal portions, and roll it on rolling pad and roll to flatten, it should not too thin,
  5. Consequently, the dough to make a bowl is ready, Make 5 sheets of the dough, prick the flatten sheet with the fork nicely, so it doesn’t puff up when in deep frying,
  6. Equally, place this sheet on small and greased bowl, wrap the bowl well and fix the sheet properly by fingers, Try to give it a bowl shape,
  7. Heat the oil in a deep pan on medium-high flame, now place the wrapped bowl in the oil, and will wait for the bowl to come up itself on medium flame,
  8. When the bowl is a move on to remove the bowl properly and carefully, pour the oil into the sheet bowl, fry until it turns golden and crispy,
  9. Drain out all the oil properly over kitchen paper and keep aside,
  10. Meanwhile, time to Prepare chaat by assembling fried bowl on a plate,
  11. Put 1 tablespoon boiled chickpeas, boiled and cubed potatoes, tamarind chutney, chopped onions, tomatoes,
  12. Most important, sprinkle some black pepper, salt, and cumin powder, then add 1 tablespoon green chutney, chopped green chili, sweet corn and 1tablespoon yogurt,
  13. Most of all the bowl chat is ready but Again sprinkle some red chili powder and black pepper so it makes super spicy,
  14. In similar fashion, garnish with sev and pomegranate seeds, chopped coriander leaves and chaat seasoning.
  15. finally, the crispy and spicy bowl chaat is ready, Serve the crunchy bowl chaat immediately.


  1. In addition, you can also use more stuffing like cucumber, sprouts, and cheese for stuffing.
  2. Besides, can give a shape like a small basket or a cupcake.


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