• Komal Soni

Dal Pakwan Taco Chaat

Ingredients:-


For Dal:

  • 1 cup chana dal, soaked and boiled

  • 1 tablespoon ghee

  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin

  • 2 green chilies, slit

  • 8-10 curry leaves

  • Pinch of asafetida

  • 1/2 tomato, finely chopped

  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon amchur powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala

  • 1/4 teaspoon chaat masala

  • Salt to taste

  • 1/2 teaspoon jaggery

  • 2 tablespoons coriander, finely chopped


For Pakwan Tacos:

  • 1/2 cup wheat flour

  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons maize flour

  • 1/4 teaspoon ajwain

  • Salt to taste

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • water to knead

  • oil for deep frying


Assembling:

  • 2 tbsp green chutney

  • 2 tbsp sweet chutney

  • 1 tablespoon tomatoes, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon capsicum, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons coriander, finely chopped

  • 3 tablespoons thin sev

  • 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala to sprinkle

Instructions:-


For dal:

  • In a large pan, heat ghee and splutter cumin, green chilli and curry leaves.

  • Add tomato and saute until they are soft.

  • Add asafetida, turmeric powder , chili powder, pepper powder, amchur powder, garam masala and chaat masala.

  • Sauté for few minutes.

  • Now add boiled chana dal along with its water.

  • Add salt and jaggery and mix well.

  • Boil for 5 minutes or till dal cooked completely.

  • Add coriander and keep it aside.


For pakwan tacos:

  • In a large bowl, mix wheat flour, all purpose flour, maize flour, ajwain and salt.

  • Now add oil & water and start to knead the dough.

  • Pinch a ball sized dough and flatten.

  • Grease it will little oil and roll as thick as paratha.

  • With the help of cookie cutter, cut into round shape and prick with a fork.

  • Now deep fry the pakwan in hot oil holding both the sides up in taco shape.

  • Fry the taco pakwan till they are golden brown and crispy.


Assembling:

  • Place taco pakwan in a taco holder.

  • Fill it with about 2 tablespoons of chana dal first.

  • Pour about 1 teaspoon of green chutney and sweet chutney.

  • Top it with chopped tomatoes and capsicum.

  • Sprinkle a pinch of chaat masala.

  • Top it with thin sev and coriander.

  • Serve.


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