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Katori Chaat - Baked Mathri Cups filled with your favorite Filling

Katori Chaat literally means a cup filled withyour favorite lip-smacking filling. 'Katori' is the Hindi word for cup and 'chaat' means a favorite snack (often savory) that you adore. Katori or cup recipe is made of baked mathri referred to as baked mathri katori or baked mathri cup. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Resting Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Everyday Recipe, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Hindu, Vegetarian
Keyword: Katori Chaat
Servings: 20
Calories: 99kcal



For Baked Mathri Katori / Cup

For Chickpeas Salad FIlling

  • 1/2 cup Chickpeas boiled al dente
  • 1/4 cup Cucumber peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup Onion 1/4 medium sized diced
  • 1/4 cup Tomatoes chopped and strained
  • 1/4 cup Pomegranate kernels
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Mint chopped
  • 1 tbsp Cilantro chopped
  • 3 Green chilies chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp Lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • 1 tsp Chaat masala
  • 1/2 tsp Chili powder  (depending on your spiciness preference)


To make the Katori (Cup)

  • Sift the AP flour and almond flour in a mixing bowl.
  • Add salt, ajwain and red chili flakes evenly.
  • Mix the oil in the flour lightly with your finger tips to resemble crumbs.
  • Add warm milk to bind the dough together.
  • Do not over-knead. Keep it aside for 30 mins.
  • After 30 minutes, divide into 18- 20 equal balls.
  • Roll out each ball to fit into a baking cup.
    Rolled and ready to line cups
  • Fit rolled dough inside each of the baking cups and prepare for baking.
    Dough lined inside baking cups ready to be baked
  • Now keep all the baking cups on a baking sheet and then bake in a preheated oven at 375 Fahrenheit for 12- 15 minutes or till it turns a golden color.
    Mathri Cups baked inside the mold ready to be taken out
  • Remove and set aside to cool.
    Baked Mathri cups set aside for cooling after baking

To make Chickpeas Salad

  • Mix all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and refrigerate it until ready to use.
  • When ready to serve, fill the salad in baked mathri cups.



Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 87IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg