Nepali food is lauded for its unique taste and varieties of spices. And every Nepali people have a special place in their heart for a famous food called Chatpate. You don’t need any specific time to have Nepali Chatpate. Whether you’re hungry or not, whether it’s night or day, whether you’re in a college or party, you won’t see any Nepali saying “No” to Chatpate.
There is no fixed recipe for Nepali Chatpate. It can be made with a few ingredients like noodles, Puffed Rice, Salt, and Onion, or you can add several spices and components to the chatpate to make it more delicious and unique.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re in a village or a city. You’ll get to have a unique taste of amazing Nepali Chatpate.
If you don’t know how to make Chatpate, don’t worry. Nepali Chatpate Recipe is not that hard.
Gather all the things you need to make chatpate and mix it, and your Chatpate is ready.
Ingredients you need to make Nepali Spicy Chatpate Recipe.
Making Delicious and Spicy Chatpate is easy. Here are some ingredients you need to make the perfect homemade Chatpate.
- Chana soaked for 6-7 hours (a handful)
- 5-6 hours soaked dried green peas
- Chopped tomato
- Coriander Leaves
- Chopped cucumber
- Chopped Onion
- Chopped Green Chilies
- Chopped daikon radish
- Boiled potatoes
- Roasted Peanuts
- Handful dalmoth mixture
- Instant Noodles
- 1 tablespoon cumin seeds and 5-6 dried chilies (you’ve to grind them)
- Add 1 tablespoon black salt (You can replace it with Chat Masala)
- Regular salt as per the taste
- 1 Tablespoon of red chili powder
- Add 1 lemon
- Add the masala from instant noodles
- Add boiled and blended tomato (You can also opt it out if you like dry chatpate)
- Mix it well
- Add 1 spoon mustard oil
- At last, add puffed rice (muri) which makes it crisp.
- Remix it, and your Spicy and Delicious Chatpate is Ready.
Top place to enjoy Nepali Chatpate in Kathmandu
- Rum Pum Chatpate
- Chwassai Chatpate
- Bhirkutimandap Chatpate
You can get Nepali Chana Chatpate in almost every street of Kathmandu. Along with Panipuri(Gol Gappa), they serve Panipuri. If you go to fancy restaurants in Nepal and if you don’t see Chatpate in food menu also, you can still order it and they’ll make an amazing Chana Chatpate for you.
The fact about Chatpate Lovers
The majority of Spicy Chatpate lovers are girls. Whenever you see any Nepali Chatpate stall, you’ll see a massive group of girls around the person who makes Chatpate. The Girls Boys ratio is like 90:10.
How to make Chatpate at Home?
It’s simple. Collect ingredients listed above (Noodles/Dalmot, Lemon, and Puffed Rice are mandatory). Mix it and enjoy homemade Chatpate.