7 Easy And Unique Chat Assortments To Try For Midnight Snacking
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Indian chat is an assortment of soft and crunchy ingredients with various chutneys that one can try without difficult cooking. A chat includes boiled potatoes, boiled chole or ghugni, veggies of choice, bhel, samosa, chop, cutlets, curd, various Indian spices, and hari chutney and meethi chutney. The list of combinations and ingredients can be endless if one wants. 

Sure, the prep and the list of ingredients are long. But making all these ingredients beforehand to ensure you have something available can be easy. Also, the ingredients can be stored for a long amount of time. 

It is light, and it can satisfy all cravings at once. Plus, everyone loves it. Chat at midnight is great if you prepare all the ingredients beforehand. One should also note that these dishes can be made healthy with healthier alternatives and various tips and tricks. Check out the list curated for more info and creativity!

7 Chat Assortments For Your Midnight Cravings

1. Bhel Puri 

Bhel Puri is a beloved Indian street food. It combines puffed rice with finely chopped vegetables such as onions, tomatoes, and boiled potatoes. Tamarind and mint chutney add a tangy kick. To enhance the taste, one can add some chaat masala and jeera powder. The dish is very easy to whip up and can satisfy taste buds. 

2. Dahi Puri 

Dahi Puri is a delightful variation. Instead of filling the crispy puris with spicy water, they are stuffed with yoghurt, boiled potatoes, chickpeas, and tangy tamarind chutney. It uses lots of yoghurt, but if someone is looking for rich flavours, then this is it. The dahi puri is best for midnight refreshments in summer, too. 

3. Aloo Tikki Chaat 

Aloo Tikki Chaat is a mouthwatering combination of crispy potato patties (aloo tikki) topped with tamarind chutney, creamy yoghurt, crunchy onions, juicy tomatoes, and a sprinkle of chaat masala. Each bite offers the crispiness of the tikki to the creaminess of the yoghurt. One needs to make aloo tikki beforehand to make a quick snack. One can fry it at midnight or store the fried ones beforehand. 

4. Sev Puri 

Sev Puri is made with crisp puris topped with various ingredients. Mashed potatoes, chopped onions, and tomatoes form the base, while crunchy sev (thin chickpea noodles) adds texture. Tamarind chutney and refreshing mint chutney are drizzled over the top with a dash of chaat masala. Sev puri is the easiest to make as it has the most dried ingredients. 

5. Chana Chaat 

Chana Chaat is a flavorful chickpea salad. Boiled chickpeas are mixed with chopped onions, tomatoes, green chillies, and cilantro. It is very healthy and easy to make too. One has the option to either fry the veggies and sprouts or use them raw according to their taste preference. Chana chaat is suitable for a quick snack, and it is very refreshing. 

6. Papdi Chaat 

Papdi chaat is similar to dahi puri. Chaat is a tantalising snack made with crispy papdis (fried dough wafers) topped with boiled potatoes, chickpeas, tamarind chutney, refreshing mint chutney, chopped onions, tomatoes, and crunchy sev come. Each bite offers a delightful crunchiness, creaminess, and tanginess, making Papdi Chaat a favourite among chaat lovers. 

7. Ragda Patties 

Ragda Patties is a hearty and flavorful chaat that features crisp potato patties (patties) served with a spicy and tangy white peas curry (Magda). The patties are topped with chopped onions, tomatoes, and fresh cilantro. Tamarind chutney and a sprinkle of chaat masala make the dish comforting and indulgent. But to do this, one needs to make preparations beforehand. 

A pro tip to make chaat at midnight is to keep each ingredient in the fridge beforehand. You just need to take each from the container. If you want it hot and fresh, you can reheat it and serve it. Chutneys and spices stay up to one week, and potatoes and other ingredients for 3 to 4 days. One can make an easy chat to make their cravings go away.