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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Bun Nippat Masala Recipe | Bun Nippat Recipe

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bun nippat masala
'Bun Nippat' is a typical South Indian Burger which is a typical Bangalore style of  chaat and is available only at few places even in Bengaluru.A bun is stuffed with Nippat(Rice cracker) and south Indian style salad - onion-carrot mixture and is topped with spiced peanuts and few spices.The preparation process is so simple that if you have all the ingredients ready,it hardly takes 15 mins to assemble everything but it tastes really delicious.
bun nippat masala
The secret for a good Bun Nippat is a good Nippat and tasty Congress Kadalebeeja(spicy peanuts),I usually get all these goodies from Bangalore.Whenever I get Nippats(Rice crackers) from Bangalore I do no miss preparing this Bun Nippat  and Nippat masala as I love these chaats very much. One can use regular Bun but you can replace it with khara bun if you have it in hand,I like it either ways. I usually do not add cheese to my Bun Nippat but if you are a cheese lover, go for a cheese slice and call it as 'Bun Nippat Cheese'.This chaat is quite filling and hence can be served as a snack or as a light breakfast or dinner.
bun nippat

bun nippat

You can check out other Bengaluru style of chaats here:
bun nippat

bun nippat

Bun Nippat Masala Recipe :
Serves 2
Prep time: 15 mins | Cooking time: 5 mins | Total time: 20 mins
Cuisine: Karnataka-South Indian | Category: Chaats/Breakfast

2 large Burger Buns or Khara Buns
2 Cheese slices,optional
1/4 cup Congress Kadalebeeja/spiced roasted Groundnuts
1/4 cup Sev
3-4 tbsp Green Chutney
1 Onion,finely chopped
1 Tomato,finely chopped
1 Carrot,peeled and grated
2 tbsp chopped Coriander leaves
Red Chili powder,to sprinkle
Chaat masala,to taste
Salt,to taste
Butter,to fry

  • Mix finely chopped onions with grated carrot and chopped coriander and keep it aside.
  • Keep all the items ready before plating them as these are supposed to be make quick and eat immediately.
  • Slice the Buns horizantally into two halves and apply butter and roast them on tawa until its slightly browned.Remove the buns and keep them on a plate.
  • Apply 1-2 tsp green chutney on  one side of the bun(lower side) and 1-2 tsp of  sweet imli chutney on the other side of the bun(top side).You can apply both the chutneys on both the cut sides of the buns.This quantity is personally your choice and according to your taste buds.
  • Place a nippat on each green chutney smeared bun and apply green chutney and imli chutney according to your preference.
  • Take a handful of onion-carrot-coriander mixture and place 1 tbsp of mixture on each nippat.
  • Sprinkle few chopped tomatoes all over.
  • Sprinkle a pinch of salt,red chili powder and chaat masala on it.Sprinkle them according to your taste buds.
  • Next comes the layer of sev and congress kadalekayi.Be generous with this as it gives a nice taste to the masala.
  • Now place a cheese slice if you wish on top of the masala and cover with the other half of the bun which is smeared with sweet imli chutney.
Serve the buns immediately.
bun nippat masala

bun nippat cheese

  • There is no hard rule for the measurements in the recipe.You can play with those ingredients and also can tweak in the recipe according to your taste buds.
  • You can use jeera powder instead of chaat masala in the above recipe.
  • You can even use grated cheese instead of a cheese slice.
  • I did not use cheese,sev and tomatoes in the recipe as it was not available with me at that moment.But all these ingredients makes this chaat even tastier.
bun nippat masala


Sunil Haria said...

Isn't nippat hard? Won't this burger turn out to be crunchy unlike other burgers!!!

Amrita Roy said...

A spicy snack for evening

Sayantani said...

I never had anything like this but it looks so yummm

prathibha Garre said...

@Sunil...Nippat is hard compared to tikki but it is not hard to bite...The bite of crunchy masala coated burger tastes nice in the soft bun..try it



Vanamala Hebbar said...

Nice and unique way of snack

Payal said...

I made it today..we usually have it from gullus chaat in bangalore n my husband loves it. I surprised him n my in laws today with it n they said dat it was ditto n they loved it..thank u ��

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