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Chana Papdi Chat (Chickpeas Savoury) with Doritos

VegCookBook by Praveena
Homemade, North Indian style Appetiser / Street Food with chickpeas and DORITOS! Both Stove top & Instant pot methods given with step wise pics, tips.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack, Starter
Cuisine Indian, North Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Frying pan (for stove-top method)
  • Sauce Pan / Vessel (for stove-top method)
  • Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker (for IP method)


  • 3 tablespoons Cooking Oil
  • as required Water
  • 1 count Onion large size, finely chopped
  • 2 count Tomatoes large size, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Ginger (Finely Chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Green Chillies (Finely Chopped)
  • cups Boiled Chickpeas / Garbanzo Beans / Chana (or canned)
  • 1 large pack Doritos (crisps / chips) (original / spicy)

For Green Chutney:

  • 1 handful Fresh Coriander Leaves (packed)
  • 1 handful Fresh Mint Leaves (packed)
  • 2 count Fresh Green Chillies
  • 4 count Ice Cubes
  • as per taste Salt

For Seasoning:

  • ½ teaspoon Ground Coriander / Dhaniya Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Ground Cumin / Jeera Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Chat Masala
  • ¼ teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Aamchur / Dry Mango Powder
  • as per taste Salt

For Plating:

  • ½ cup Sev (thin / thick)
  • ¼ cup Sweet Tamarind Sauce
  • ¼ cup Tomato Sauce / Ketchup


  • Gather all the required ingredients at one place.
  • In a spice blender / mixie, take all the Ingredients under 'For Green Paste', and blend into a smooth paste.
  • Put a frying pan on stove top under medium flame. Add the chopped onions & ginger, stir fry until the onions turn translucent.
  • Now, add half of the the chopped tomatoes, chopped green chillies and all the ingredients under 'For seasoning'.
  • Next, pour in half of the green chutney into the pan, and the boiled chickpeas / chana. Let everything cook for 5 mins. Later switch the flame off and transfer everything into a dish.
  • For plating, keep all these together at one place>>> prepared chana chat, sev, doritos crips / chips, chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, chopped coriander, sweet tamarind sauce, tomato sauce, green chutney.
  • Place a layer of doritos throughout, over it pour 2 tablespoons of chickpeas chat.
    Next layer goes the green chutney, few chopped onions, few chopped tomatoes, a teaspoon each of tamarind sauce & tomato sauce. On top of all this, add crunches of doritos.
    Repeat the same again for the next layers. At last top up with dorito crunches, sev, chopped onion and chopped coriander leaves. Done!!


Please see the MAIN POST, for step wise pics recipe & TIPS! Includes how to cook chickpeas.
Keyword chana papdi chat recipe, indian street food recipe using instant pot