Sev Batada Puri

Sev Batada Puri

Vikram Sunderam
Washington, DC

Yield: 1 serving


Date and Tamarind Chutney
Mint and Cilantro Chutney


  1. Mix potatoes, mango and sprouted lentils together in bowl.
  2. Arrange flat papdi on a plate, then top each cracker with a spoonful of the mixture.
  3. Drizzle sweet yogurt over each papdi, then sprinkle gram flour vermicelli on each piece, enough to cover the papdi.
  4. Drizzle date and tamarind chutney and mint and cilantro chutney over each piece. Serve immediately.
Date and Tamarind Chutney
  1. Place tamarind, dates, ginger, garlic, jaggery, sugar, chilies, bay leaves, and fennel in a heavy-bottomed pan. Add enough water to cover. Bring mixture to a boil, the reduce heat and simmer till dates and tamarind are soft and can be mashed.
  2. Pass the mixture through a fine strainer.
  3. Season the xtract with the roasted cumin powder, red chili powder, black salt and salt. Cool and set aside.
Mint and Cilantro Chutney
  1. Wash greens and place in a blender along with all other ingredients.
  2. Blend to a fine past using as little water as possible. Season with salt and reserve.