Dry fruits have been used in chaat since the time memorial. People around the world know very well that dry fruits impart strength and power to the body. Many of us make sure that our children eat dry fruits in some way or the other everyday so that they can get healthy omega-3 fats in their diets. Omega-3 fats promote brain growth and make the mind sharp. Moreover, dry fruits can be enjoyed in all seasons. During winters, they keep you warm and enhance your immunity against diseases. In order to enjoy the goodness of dry fruits, we will today give you a wonderful dry fruit chaat recipe that will become a new favorite at your home.
This dry fruit chaat is basically a Navratri special. For those people who worship Goddess, Durga during Navratri must enjoy this tasty chaat to stay energized and strong throughout the nine days of worship. Here is the recipe of Navratri Special Dry fruit chaat that you can enjoy during Navratri as well as after.
- 1 cup almond kernels
- ½ cup pistachios
- ½ cup cashews
- ½ cup hazelnuts or walnuts
- 1 large apple
- 2 medium sized bananas
- One large potato
- Chaat Masala
- Salt to taste
- Tamarind pitted
- Two tablespoon sugar
- Prepare Tamarind sauce by boiling pitted tamarind in a saucepan on high flame. Add 2-3 table spoons of brown sugar as it mixture of boils. Once the mixture is reduced to half, let it cool and store it in a bottle.
- Now take a large bowl and add all dry-fruits in it.
- Cut bananas, potato and apples in to bite sized pieces.
- Add the mixture into the dry-fruits bowl. Now add chaat masala, and salt to taste in the bowl.
- Now add heaped tables spoon of tamarind sauce. Mix the mixture well and serve cold.
Note: Tamarind sauce can be bought from the market, but it contains salt and other spices in it. If you are using a market brought the version, make sure that you add it first and then the spices to maintain the taste.