This easy and healthy Chaat salad with corn recipe is a vibrant Desi~licious dish bursting with nourishing ingredients and all sorts of textures. Soft cubes of roasted potatoes are infused with carrom seeds tossed in a spicy mix of crunchy sweet corn, juicy peppers and cilantro – all doused in tamarind chutney. Get it now!
Miss R. has developed a habit of asking for spicy salad creations to support her weight lifting regimen. With the physical distancing during the pandemic, our basement no longer looks like it did last year; it’s transformed into an exercise studio.
I’ve been making some sort of this Chaat salad with corn for eons. Miss R. adores my vegan version; it uses a selection of humble plant-powered pantry ingredients and fresh produce.
It’s one of those recipes that requires the smallest time investment but tastes as satisfying as a sophisticated dish. A Chaat salad with corn is a typical (and most loved!) South Asian street food recipe. You can serve it as an appetizer or main course, and it’s a show-stopper side to take along to a BBQ.
How many types of Chaats are there?
You can expect to find a ton of Indian chaat recipes online; they’re a mix of spicy and crunchy ingredients. There are hundreds of varieties available, making it a versatile dish to experiment with different ingredients.
A few different types of Indian Chaat recipes include:
Chana (chickpea) Chaat