Tokri Chaat

Tokri Chaat
Indian Street Food

Tokri Chaat

It tastes sweet, sour, tangy and spicy — touching every point of your palate. This street food dish from Lucknow is loaded with an eclectic assortment of ingredients and is all served in an edible basket.

The historical Indian city of Lucknow maybe famously known as the ‘city of Nawabs’ but for food lovers, it is a paradise. You can dedicate everyday there trying a different category of food, and it wouldn’t be surprising to find the famous chaat dishes among the top in your list.The chaat dishes of Lucknow are highly acclaimed and among them the Tokri Chaat (also known as the basket chaat) is king.

As the name suggests, the chaat resembles a basket — delightfully crispy and used to plate the chaat. The chaat is made from a long list of ingredients including potato, lentils, chickpeas, sev, papdi and a range of spices, topped with yogurt, mint sauce, tamarind chutney and coriander.

An extremely indulgent and satisfying affair.

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