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Papri Chaat or Paapri Chaat is a north Indian fast food. Chaat, an Indic word which literally means lick, is used to describe a range of snacks and fast food dishes; papri refers to crispy fried dough wafers made from flour and ghee. In Papri Chaat the papris are served with potatoes, chilis, yoghurt and tamarind chutney. Image File history File links Papri-chaat. ... Image File history File links Papri-chaat. ... Fast food is food prepared and served quickly at a fast-food restaurant or shop at low cost. ... A young man at his chaat stand in Mussoorie, India. ... The Indo-Aryan languages form a subgroup of the Indo-Iranian languages, thus belonging to the Indo-European family of languages. ... A snack food is seen in Western culture as a type of food that is not meant to be eaten as part of one of the main meals of the day (breakfast, lunch, supper). ... Wikibooks Cookbook has more about this subject: Ghee Ghee (Hindi घी, from Sanskrit ghṛta घृत sprinkled) is a type of clarified butter important in Indian cuisine and tradition, as well as in Pakistan and Bangladesh. ... Binomial name Solanum tuberosum L. The potato (Solanum tuberosum) is a perennial plant of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family, commonly grown for its starchy tuber. ... The chile pepper, chili pepper, or chilli pepper, or simply chile, is the fruit of the plant Capsicum from the nightshade family, Solanaceae. ... Yoghurt, yoğurt or yogurt, or less commonly yoghourt or yogourt (see spelling differences), is a dairy product produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. ... Binomial name Tamarindus indica L. The Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) is the only species of the genus Tamarindus in the family Fabaceae. ... In Indian cuisine, a chutney (British spelling), chatni (Urdu or Hindi transliteration) or catni (archaic transliteration) is a term for a variety of sweet and spicy condiments, originally from the Indo-Pakistani subcontinent. ...


The popular dish is often eaten from travelling food vendor stalls.


See also

Panipuri, or Pani puri, is a snack synonymous with the beaches of Bombay. ... Bhelpuri(Hindi भेलपूरी, Marathi भेळपूरी) is a snack synonymous with the beaches of Mumbai (Bombay). ...

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