Aloo Chane Taco Chaat

Baked Mexican Tortillas filled with boiled potato(aloo) and black chickpeas(kale chane) dressed in spicy and tangy chutneys, yogurt  and garnished with chickpea noodles(sev). A simple and interesting way of serving our favourite Aloo papdi in a mexican avatar. Fusion of the Mexican and Indian Cuisine. Add Kale Chane or black chickpeas  for the increased nutrient value. A filling, easy and tasty snack for after school hours, parties and movie or game nights. My kids love this version of aloo chaat. My daughter loves it topped with spicy green Chutney and tamarind chutney without yogurt and my son loves to top it with yogurt and tangy tamarind chutney which he calls Meethi chutney(Sweet Chutney).  I also add pomegranate seeds to the potato and black chickpea mix. Skipped for the post as I didn’t had any in my refrigerator today.

What I need to make The Taco Chaat..


To make this super easy Taco chaat, all we need are  soft tortillas, boiled potatoes, boondi, sev and boiled kale chane, you can skip these or can add boiled chickpeas.  You can also use hard shell Tacos. The soft tortillas are baked, cooled and then filled with the aloo and chana filling.

For Green chutney recipe click here . Sweet and tangy tamarind chutney can be made at home or use store bought. It is available at the Indian Grocery stores. The homemade recipe shall soon update. Boondi and Sev are also available at Indian grocery stores. These are a must have along with tamarind chutney to get the authentic chaat flavor. Spicy green chutney(Cilantro and Mint Chutney) is also added to get the spicy kick.

Let’s see how I made these Aloo Chana Taco Chaat..

Aloo Kala Chana Taco Chaat

Papdi Chaat in Taco Style. Boiled potatoes and black chickpeas mix with boondi and sev topped with the sweet and spicy chutneys served in taco. Fusion recipe of Indian Papdi Chaat with Mexican Tacos.
Prep Time10 mins
taco bake time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: snacks
Cuisine: Fusion, Fusion Food
Keyword: Fusion Food, Fusion Recipe, Taco Chaat
Servings: 4 people
Author: Swati

Ingredients

  • 8 Soft Tortillas(small size) or Taco shells
  • 2 Boiled Potatoes medium
  • 1/2 Cup Boiled Kale Chane
  • 1/2 Cup Boondi
  • Sev for garnish
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Onions
  • 1 Cup Yogurt
  • Green Chutney
  • Tamarind Chutney

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 325F or 160C. 
  • To bake the tortillas in form of taco shells, arrange on the inverted muffin tray. Brush with little oil. You can add very little salt and red chilli powder to it. 
  • Bake tortillas for 8-10 minutes at 325F/160C. If you want crisp shell bake 2 minutes extra.Take care the edges don't burn.
  • Once done, take out the tortilla out of oven and keep aside.
  • Meanwhile prepare the aloo channa filing. 
  • Roughly mash potatoes, add kale chana, onions chaat masala(or cumin+dry mango mix) , red chilli powder, onions and boondi.
  • Add sugar/honey  and 1-2 tbsp of water to yogurt and beat lightly to make it smooth.
  • Stuff in the cooled taco and top it with yogurt, chutneys and sev. Serve immediately.
  • To make ahead filling mix potatoes with kale chan, chaat masala. Add salt, onions and boondi just before serving. 

Notes

  • Sev is chickpea fried noodles that are used as snack or topping in chaat dishes. 
  • Boondi is fried chickpea puffed balls, added to curd or some curries. 
  • Sev and Boondi are available at Indian Grocery stores.
 

Variations for the taco chaat..

  • Fry boiled potatoes in oil with cumin seeds and salt.
  • You can also add potato tater tots incase you don’t have boiled potatoes in hand and want a quick recipe.

Try these fusion tacos today, I am sure your kids and everyone in the family will love these will want again. Do add some pomegranate seeds as these add a sweet fruity touch to the chaat.

Sharing these with my blogging marathon group for #97Blogging Marathon week 4 day 2 theme Fusion at it’s Best!!

 

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Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing this BM#97

My first recipe for the theme… Chilli Idli(Fusion of Indian Idli and Indo-Chinese flavors)

Other fusion recipes.. Spicy Paneer Pizza

Related Chat recipe Papadi Katoris, Dahi Bhalle

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Author: Swati

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14 thoughts

  1. Taco Chaat would be a great idea for kids or even adult appetizers for a party. Like build your own taco, you can build your own desi chaat Flavors!

  2. You have a great combination of flavors here! And I love your technique for cooking the shells. Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday!

  3. The aloo chane taco chaat looks just awesome! I want to grab a bite of this flavourful chaat right away. 🙂
    Love the yogurt spread you have made here, and the way you have jazzed up things by serving typical Indian chaat in a crispy taco avatar.

  4. I love to make taco’s with sprouts and this fling with chana and aloo is tempting and healthy. yum

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