Sunday, April 22, 2007


this is the exact procedure used by the hundereds of bandiwallas in hyderabad to make the delicious cutlet chat....very simple but a little time consuming but worth all tht effort...nd believe me if you have ever tasted the hyderabadi bandi chat then u'll definitely love this recpe try out and let me knw

Boiled potatoes - 2
Soaked white peas -100gms
Green chutney - 2tbsp
[ 1/2 bunch pudina + 1/2 bunch coriander leaves + 2-3 green chilles make a paste of all these]
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Red chillie powder - 1tsp
Salt as required
Oil - 4-5 tsp
Sweet chutney - as required
Finely chopped onion - as required
Curds - 3-4tbsp

-In a pressure cooker boil the soaked white peas till done , remove a handful of the boiled peas and grind into paste in the mixie. add this back to the rest of boiled peas and mix well.
-Mash the boiled potatoes and add a pinch of turmeric powder and mix well and make patties.
-Heat a pan add oil and shallow fry the patties till golden brown on each side.
-Heat little oil in a kadai, now mash the cutlet and add red chillie powder, garam masala powder and salt and add little water and wait till it boils.
-Now add the required amount of boiled peas to this and 1/2 tsp of green chutney mix well and boil for another 3 min.
-Serve this with finely chopped onions sweet chutney(i used the smith and jones bhel puri chutney as it was tangy and sweet and it was perfect for the chat) and curds


swapna said...

Hi sabita
never tried like this.sounds interesting.thanks for sharing!

Hyderabadi's said...

Hi Sabitha,

I love the chat in Hyderabad, never tasted that kind of stuff out of my city, rewinds my memories. Will try ur recipe, thanks for sharing :)

Anonymous said...

hi sabita,
thank you very much for the xact recipe of Hyderabadi chat,am dying to prepare and taste it at home abroad.Once again thank you very much.

Anonymous said...

hi sabitha dear,
thankyou so much...coz actually am away from home land n dying to taste our chaat...its absolutely the same one, thanks once again n good luck for your column...

Anonymous said...

its really tasty........!

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Anonymous said...

Awesome :)

Anonymous said...


I love chat and made many times ..very good and thanks for sharing this recipe..

Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing.. it came really good.

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