Special Falahari recipe: Chatpati Sago ChaatCourse: SaladCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Hard
Falahari dishes are made mostly on days fast is observed. Falahari is derived from phal or fal which means fruits and ahaar which means food or diet. Basically, phalahari means a diet which consists of fresh fruits. along with fruits even vegetables, herbs, dry fruits, some cereals and yogurt is a part of phalahari diet.
Sago chaat is an oil free dish. You will require boiled sabudhana / sago to prepare this dish. People of all ages love chaat and you can prepare chatpati sago chaat that is simple to prepare yet delicious and mouthwatering too.
Chatpati sago chaat is a combination of cooked sabudhana, fruits and vegetables. Let’s go through the ingredients required and the procedure to prepare.
Sago or Sabudhana: ¾ cup
Green Chilli (used for mirchi bajji) -2 tsp (finely chopped)
Groundnuts / Peanuts: handful (roasted and remove peel)
Pomegranate: a handful
Grapes: a handful
Coriander leaves: 3 tbsp ( chopped)
Mint leaves: 1 tbsp ( chopped)
Lemon juice: 1 tbsp
Sugar: 2 tsp
Red chilli powder: ¼ tsp ( optional)
Chaat masala: ½ tsp
Salt: 2 pinches
Crushed Pepper: 1/4 tsp
- Wash and soak the sago (tapioca) in water for 2 hrs.
- Boil the soaked sago and strain through a colander. Add fresh water on this and you will get clear sabudhana.
- Transfer into a large serving bowl.
- Peel Apple, cut all the fruits and add to the serving bowl.
- Add roasted peanuts, coriander and mint leaves, Sugar, red chilli powder, chaat masala, crushed pepper, salt. Mix well with the help of two forks.
- Sprinkle with lime juice. Mix again and serve.
- Chatpati sago chaat is nutritious and filling too after a long fast. A good way to break the fast.
- Pineapple, pear are also a good combination for this falahari chaat. You can add sweet and sour tamarind chutney in place of sugar.