Lucknow’s Basket Chaat Is Famous All Over The World; Can Be Prepared Instantly At Home

Akash Kumar Mishra
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Lucknow Basket Chaat

Lucknow, the city of Nawabs, is famous worldwide for its amazing culture, historical heritage, and delicious food. The streets here are fragrant with the aroma of its food, which attracts any food lover towards itself. A special dish of this city is Basket Chaat, which people can never forget its taste once eaten.

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Lucknow’s Basket Chaat is famous not only in Lucknow but worldwide. This chaat is a piece of art; after eating, you will be impressed by its taste. Let us know what an easy recipe to make is here.

Recipe of Basket Chaat


  • Potatoes – 2 (large and boiled)
  • Gram flour – 1 cup
  • Curd – ½ cup (whipped)
  • Tamarind Chutney – ¼ cup
  • Green Chutney – ¼ cup
  • Chaat masala – 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Cumin powder – ½ tsp
  • Black salt – as per taste
  • Roasted cumin seeds – for garnishing
  • Green Coriander – for garnishing
  • Sev – for garnishing


Making Basket: Mash the boiled potatoes, add gram flour, salt, and some water, and prepare a soft dough. Mold this dough in the shape of small baskets and deep fry in hot oil.

Preparing Chaat: Place the fried baskets on a plate. Add whipped curd, tamarind chutney, and green chutney to it. Sprinkle chaat masala, red chilli powder, cumin powder, and black salt on top.

Garnish: Finally, garnish it with roasted cumin seeds, green coriander and sev.

This Basket Chaat of Lucknow is easy to make at home and does not take much time to prepare. Next time you feel like eating something spicy and tasty, do try this recipe. You will enjoy its unique taste and freshness. Whether it is a special occasion or you feel like eating something spicy and fresh, Basket Chaat will make your mood happy.

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