Street food captures the heart and soul of any city.They are always famous irrespective of age and is enjoyed by one and all.Every city has its signature street food and Bangalore is no exceptional.Here you’ll find some unusual chaats which are popular in Karnataka but not known to many outside.Those who have been to B’lore can vouch for a bhelpuri Gadi /stall in every street corner. And these stalls have varieties of snacks like churmuri, tomato masala, bele masala, pineapple masala, nippat masala, sovthekayi masala,baby corn masala…etc etc. These lip smacking snacks are not available in any restaurants and are pretty cheap.My mouth is watering now. Tomorrow being a Saturday, i’ll attack my fav bhelpuri stall and try to recreate some recipes from there and share with you.
Today I would like to introduce you to one of those chaats which i have been preparing from long time – “Tomato Slice or Tomato Masala chaat or Tomato Puri “.This is basically a salad -type of snack,topped with raw vegetables,spices and crisps,giving a real delight to the taste buds with a crunchy ,spicy,savory and tangy taste.Confused? Salad – a snack – a street food !!!???
Yes, Tomato Slice chaat fits perfectly in all the 3 categories. It is nutritious,healthy and a good time pass snack for those lengthy chit chats.And the best part is you can recreate it at home in just a few minutes even if you have a learners license at kitchen .
So for all those Chaat lovers,calorie watchers here’s a guilt free snack .. Step by step Recipe :